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Aegon appoints Louise Costikyan Senior Vice-President for Investor Relations

The Hague, March 1, 2007

"Aegon looks forward to further benefiting from Louise Costikyan's extensive professional experience and insurance expertise. Her enhanced role as co-leader of Aegon's investor relations program will undoubtedly serve to strengthen our communications to the investor and analyst communities," said Jos Streppel, Aegon's Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board.

Aegon N.V. today announced the appointment of Ms. Louise Costikyan as Senior Vice-President for Investor Relations. Ms. Costikyan will co-lead Aegon's Investor Relations activities together with Gerbrand Nijman, who will join Aegon as Senior Vice-President for Investor Relations on March 1, 2007.

"Aegon looks forward to further benefiting from Louise Costikyan's extensive professional experience and insurance expertise. Her enhanced role as co-leader of Aegon's investor relations program will undoubtedly serve to strengthen our communications to the investor and analyst communities," said Jos Streppel, Aegon's Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board. 

Louise Costikyan joined Aegon in 2005 as Vice-President for Investor Relations. Prior to joining Aegon and in addition to other positions, Ms. Costikyan was an investment manager for TIAA-CREF as well as an insurance analyst at Merrill Lynch.

Ms. Costikyan's appointment will be effective March 1, 2007.