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Canada Life hires Katy Johnston as Head of Digital Transformation

Canada Life UK has hired Katy Johnston in a newly created role as Head of Digital Transformation, where she will support the company’s ambition to consolidate its strong position in core markets while also providing a framework where it can more easily build out into new markets.


Katy joins from Aviva where she held a number of Transformation leadership roles across both Savings & Retirement and General Insurance. She has a track record of delivering large scale digital and operational transformation projects which deliver tangible value, and she has a wealth of experience in delivering a better digital experience for customers.


Caroline Dibbs, Chief Operating Officer at Canada Life comments:

“Katy is joining at such an exciting time for Canada Life and I’m so happy to welcome her to the team. Her knowledge and experience of leading large-scale, complex transformation projects means she is well placed to hit the ground running as we deliver against our strategic priorities.”


Katy Johnston said:

“It’s a pleasure to join the team in this new role today showing the importance the business is placing on delivering at pace and to help take forward ambitious transformation plans, securing Canada Life’s position as a market leader and innovator.”