CHICAGO—Aviva, the savings, investments and insurance group, has named Gillian Platt director, corporate affairs and human resources, for North America. Previously, she was executive vice president, HR and communications for Aviva Canada. In her new role, sge will lead the North America regional HR strategy, with a focus on talent management, engagement, culture and reputation, and will also drive regional strategy on brand, communications, corporate reputation, and corporate social responsibility.
BOSTON—Natixis Global Associates has named Dave Goodsell senior vice president, corporate communications. Natixis Global Associates is the international distribution arm of Natixis Global Asset Management, a firm that ranks among the world’s 15 largest asset management organizations. Goodsell is based in the firm’s Boston office and continues to report to Caren Leedom, senior vice president and director of marketing. He had previously been vice president, corporate communications. In this newly expanded role, he will focus on integrating the firm’s brand communications and public relations globally.