Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee
Mr. McGarry is a former actuary who spent the majority of his career at Unum Group, an NYSE-listed provider of workplace financial protection benefits. He has held various leadership roles in risk management, in finance, as CEO of Unum’s business in the United Kingdom, and CEO of Unum’s Closed Block.
His last position at Unum was as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, he successfully led the transformation of the finance organization by outsourcing transactional processes, driving automation across the organization, implementing accounting and financial planning & analysis platforms and modelling, and navigating the company through the implementation of tax reform. This experience underscores his in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry and his integral perspective on managing an insurance company. Mr. McGarry was appointed to Aegon’s Supervisory Board in June, 2021, and his current term ends in 2025. Mr. McGarry is Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.