AEGON N.V. (NYSE:AEG) announced the appointment of Adrian Grace as Chief Executive Officer of AEGON UK. He will replace Otto Thoresen, who is leaving AEGON after six years as UK CEO. Mr. Thoresen will become Director General of the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Mr. Grace, whose appointment is subject to approval by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) will take up his new role as of April 1, 2011. Adrian Grace is currently Chief Operating Officer of AEGON UK, a position he has held for the past twelve months. During that time, he has been responsible for developing and implementing the major business transformation plan for AEGON UK currently underway.
AEGON N.V., through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance, pensions, and investment products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
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