Governance

Governance, in short, is the way in which a business is governed and to what purpose.

Aegon's governance structure is a system of rules, practices and processes by which we direct and control decision-making at Aegon. This identifies who has accountability and who makes decisions. It ensures that management has the appropriate decision-making processes and controls in place, so that the interests of all our stakeholders are balanced.

As a company established and listed in the Netherlands, Aegon complies with Dutch law and is subject to the Dutch Corporate Governance Code. Aegon is governed by three corporate bodies: General Meeting of Shareholders; Supervisory Board and Executive Board. Aegon also has a Management Board.

Executive board

Aegon's Executive Board is charged with the management of the company and the implementation of its corporate strategy.

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Management board

The Management Board works alongside the Executive Board, and helps oversee operational issues and the implementation of strategy.

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Supervisory board

The Supervisory Board oversees the management of the Executive Board and the overall course of the company's business and strategy.

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