CEO of Aegon Asset Management and member of the Management Board of Aegon N.V.
(1962, Nationality: Australian)
Sarah Russell has over 25 years' experience in international finance and asset management. Ms. Russell began her career at Toronto Dominion in Melbourne before joining ABN AMRO in 1994. She moved to the Netherlands in 2000, where she held a number of various roles, leading to her appointment as CEO of ABN AMRO's asset management operations.
Ms. Russell joined Aegon Asset Management as CEO in 2010, and has been a member of Aegon's Management Board since August 2016. Ms. Russell has been a non-executive director of Nordea Bank Abp and its predecessors since 2010, holds a Supervisory Board member position at the Nederlandse Investeringsinstelling, and is Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of La Banque Postale Asset Management.
Ms. Russell is also a Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce, the Netherlands since May 2017.