Stephen McGee appointed CFO of Aegon UK

Aegon UK has appointed Stephen McGee as Chief Financial Officer, a role he has held on an interim basis since August.

Prior to becoming CFO, Stephen was a key part of the finance leadership team, including latterly as Finance Director, Existing Business as well as leading a strategic review of the business in his time as Commercial Programme Director.

Stephen joined Aegon in 2014 from Lloyds Banking Group where he was Chief Actuary, taking on the CFO role at Aegon UK on an interim basis following the departure of former CFO Clare Bousfield in August.

Stephen has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years with the majority, prior to Lloyds, in senior finance and actuarial roles at Phoenix Life Group.

Commenting on the appointment, Adrian Grace, CEO Aegon UK said: "Stephen has been a core part of our leadership team for the past two years. He has a great understanding of the business including the opportunities and challenges we face as we begin integrating recent acquisitions while continuing to strengthen the services we offer to customers and their advisers."