Fred Romijnsen to join Aegon N.V. to advance strategic global growth initiatives

Aegon N.V. announces that Fred Romijnsen has been appointed Executive Vice-President of Aegon Global Strategic Initiatives to lead and support several key growth initiatives among Aegon's business and country units, effective May 1, 2007.

Mr. Romijnsen (44) has served in a variety of capacities with Aegon for more than 16 years and is currently a member of the Management Board of Aegon The Netherlands, responsible for sales and marketing through the intermediary channel.

In light of the significant international growth opportunities for its core businesses of life insurance, pensions and investment products, Mr. Romijnsen will support the implementation of new businesses, product lines and distribution systems by utilizing the Group's broad expertise and international capabilities. He will also work to leverage Aegon's international resources to further strengthen the development of the Aegon Pension Network (APN), established in 2005 to provide cross-border pension solutions to multi-national corporate clients.