New MD of Origo announced

Aviva’s platform proposition head Anthony Rafferty has been appointed managing director of transfer technology Origo, taking over from current MD Paul Pettitt on 1st March 2018.

Rafferty will join the not-for-profit fintech company on 1st January from Aviva. Before his spell with Aviva Rafferty held a number of strategy, proposition and marketing roles, principally with RBS.

Pettitt announced his decision to step down from the organisation in June, citing a desire to meet new challenges.

Origo chairman Iain Duffin says: “After a rigorous and UK wide search, and having given thorough consideration to a large number of very high calibre candidates, Origo is pleased to have appointed Anthony to succeed Paul. I have no doubt that Anthony has the necessary vision and understanding to pick up where Paul leaves off, and will ably lead Origo to support the industry’s continued digital evolution, with the necessary consumer centric focus.”

Pettitt says: “I congratulate Anthony on his appointment and look forward to welcoming him to Origo and working with him in January and February. I have every confidence that Anthony will embrace the significant changes occurring across many sectors in our industry and will deliver the input and support required to enable digital services that put the consumer at the centre of processes and address industry wide cost, efficiency and risk issues.”