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Aegon appoints Gerbrand Nijman as new head Investor Relations

The Hague, February 1, 2007

Aegon's Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board Jos Streppel: "Aegon regards it as essential to have ongoing, open and timely communications with the investor community."

Aegon N.V. has appointed Gerbrand Nijman (43) as Senior Vice-President for Investor Relations. In this role, Mr. Nijman will lead Aegon's investor relations activities and further strengthen the company's investor relations platform

Mr. Nijman succeeds Michel Hulters, who has led Aegon's investor relations program for the past five years and has recently accepted a new appointment within Aegon's group pension business in the Netherlands.

Aegon's Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board Jos Streppel commented: "Aegon regards it as essential to have ongoing, open and timely communications with the investor community. Given Aegon's ambitious objectives for the coming years, we are glad to have Gerbrand Nijman's expertise as we broadly communicate our progress and business developments. We are grateful to Michel Hulters for his many successful contributions to our investor relations initiatives during these past several years."

Currently Gerbrand Nijman is a specialist equity sales director at ING Bank. Prior to joining ING Bank, he was head of Investor Relations at Royal KPN N.V. and Celtel International. Mr. Nijman has held various financial management positions at Unilever and KPN and previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the Verder Group.

Gerbrand Nijman will begin with Aegon on March 1, 2007.