July 28, 2010 – Chicago-based Cook Associates Executive Search has recruited Nag Odekar as vice president of consumer marketing at Aviva USA. Most recently, Mr. Odekar was the director of brand strategy and advertising for Northwestern Mutual. Aviva USA is part of Aviva plc, the fifth largest insurer in the world. Aviva USA is a sales leader of fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life. Founded in 1961, Cook Associates is a retained executive search and M&A advisory services firm.