Aegon announces that Chief Financial Officer Darryl Button will leave the company on December 1, 2016.
has announced his intention to return to the United States with his family after four years in the Netherlands and will pursue new opportunities outside the company. Mr Button was appointed to the Executive Board of Aegon and CFO in May 2013 and will conclude his tenure with the company on December 1, 2016.
"This has been a difficult decision, but it is in the best interest of my family. I'm grateful for having had the opportunity to contribute to the company's strategic progress and I leave Aegon with a highly talented and reliable team in place," said Darryl Button.
"We would like to thank Darryl for his many contributions to the company over the last 17 years, and in particular in his capacity as CFO", said.
"Darryl has been a driving force for many improvements while serving in various positions in our company. He played an instrumental role in ensuring that Aegon was fully prepared for the introduction of Solvency II. While we regret to see Darryl leave, we respect his decision and wish him every success in the future."
A thorough process for selecting a new CFO is underway and will be completed in close collaboration with the Supervisory Board.