Aegon publishes 2019 Annual Report; Caroline Ramsay to join Supervisory Board

Aegon publishes 2019 Annual Report; Caroline Ramsay to join Supervisory Board

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Today, Aegon N.V. publishes its 2019 Integrated Annual Report. The report highlights the global environment in which Aegon operates and describes how the company has performed. Furthermore, Aegon announces that Caroline Ramsay will be nominated for appointment to the Supervisory Board for a four-year term.

Publication 2019 Integrated Annual Report
Featuring a comprehensive description of the company’s strategy and commitment to responsible business practices, the 2019 Integrated Annual Report details how Aegon creates and shares value – as well as how this value is safeguarded for the benefit of customers.

CEO Alex Wynaendts said in his introductory CEO letter: “2019 was a special year in which we marked Aegon’s 175th anniversary. Throughout all of these years, and despite many changes inside and outside our organization, we have remained strongly committed to our purpose of helping people achieve a lifetime of financial security.”

Alex Wynaendts added: “Like other companies operating around the world, Aegon is exposed to the challenges resulting from the fast spreading Coronavirus. We are doing everything we can at Aegon to support our colleagues and customers around the world. The wellbeing of our employees, customers and business partners has always been Aegon’s first priority, and will continue to be so in these testing times.”

Aegon will also file its 2019 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Digital copies of Aegon's 2019 Integrated Annual Report and 2019 Annual Report on Form 20-F are available here. A hard copy of the Annual Report, including the audited financial statements, can be ordered free of charge by sending a request to our Investor Relations department.

Proposal to appoint Caroline Ramsay to Supervisory Board
Aegon also announces the proposal to shareholders to appoint Caroline Ramsay to the Supervisory Board. Ms. Ramsay’s proposed appointment has been approved by the Dutch Central Bank (DNB). William Connelly, Chairman of Aegon’s Supervisory Board said: “We are delighted to propose Caroline’s appointment to Aegon’s Supervisory Board and look forward to our working together. Her extensive experience in finance and audit at large insurance companies, and her managerial expertise in the industry will be of great value to the Board.”