Aspen Appoints John Worth as Group CFO

Aspen Insurance Holdings has named John Worth as group chief financial officer (CFO), effective 1 November 2012. Worth previously served as group financial controller of Barclays. He will be based in London, reporting directly to Chris O’Kane, Aspen’s chief executive officer (CEO), and join Aspen’s group executive committee.

Worth succeeds Julian Cusack, interim Aspen group CFO, who will resume his role as chief risk officer (CRO) of Aspen. Stephen Postlewhite, who was serving as acting group CRO, will similarly resume his previous role as head of risk. Worth’s appointment remains subject to relevant regulatory approval.

Worth most recently served as group financial controller for Barclays. Before joining Barclays, and between 2006 and 2009, he was a partner in banking and capital markets for Ernst & Young (E&Y). From 2002 to 2006 he served in various leadership roles at Prudential UK, including chief information officer (CIO) and head of risk and compliance. as well being seconded to the UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA).

Worth previously worked at Barclays Capital from 1997 to 2002, serving as programme director, group controls review and prior to that as managing director and global head of audit. He started his career at Price Waterhouse, where he served in a number of global roles from 1984 to 1997.


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