“Aegon today announces that Sarah Russell (1962, Australian), member of Aegon’s Management Board and Global CEO of Aegon Asset Management, will step down. She will be succeeded by Bas NieuweWeme (1972, Dutch).
“We are very grateful for the passion and commitment Sarah has brought to Aegon”, said Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Aegon. “Sarah has been creating and building a successful global asset management business over the past nine years, which is now ready for the next stage of development. Bas’ appointment signals Aegon’s continuing commitment to build a growing and sustainably profitable business. Bas will bring a fresh perspective gained from having worked with leading global asset management firms, in the world’s largest markets”.