Clare Bousfield will take over as chief financial officier for Aegon's UK operations.
Bousfield moves from Swiss Re where she has held a number of roles since 2001, including her most recent position as head of group audit in Zurich.
She takes up her new responsibilities at Aegon in September, succeeding Bill Robertson, who has decided to leave Aegon after ten years in a variety of roles in Edinburgh and The Hague.
Bousfield began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she worked with
clients in the UK insurance and investment management industry, including an
assignment in the US from 1990 to 2001.
At Swiss Re, she was chief financial officer for the UK Life & Health business and for the UK, Ireland and Africa region prior to assuming a group role.
Management board member and Aegon CFO Jan Nooitgedagt says: "Clare's appointment, together with that of the newly-appointed chief operating officer Adrian Grace, and newly-appointed chief risk officer Charles Garthwaite, comprises a strong
team in the UK under the leadership of Otto Thoresen."
Bousfield adds: "It is an important time for the insurance sector with a changing economic and regulatory environment and I'm looking forward to working with the team to make the most of the opportunities ahead."
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