Aegon NV appoints Michael F. Consedine as Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs, overseeing all aspects of the company's government relations in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Mr. Consedine brings together the U.S. and European Government Affairs teams under one organization to further increase transparency and optimize Aegon's engagement with policymakers around the globe. 20-years industry experience Mr. Consedine joined Transamerica [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/About/Brands--markets/Brands/United-States ] early in 2015, and has spent his 20+year career in the insurance industry, as a regulator, policy advisor and counsel. Most notably, he served as the Insurance Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 2011 to 2015. In addition, Mr. Consedine served as President-Elect and in other officer positions within the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), during which time he chaired a number of NAIC committees focused on matters of international and domestic relevance for the U.S. insurance sector. In 2011, he was named by the U.S. Treasury Department as a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, charged with advising the Federal Insurance Office on domestic and international insurance policy. Mr. Consedine also served as a U.S. representative on bi-lateral discussions with the European Union on mutual recognition of each jurisdiction's insurance systems and was an Executive Committee member of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors. Prior to his time as Commissioner, Mr. Consedine was a Partner and Vice-Chair of Saul Ewing LLP's Insurance Practice Group. Alex Wynaendts [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/Governance/Management-Board1/#34460 ], CEO of Aegon NV stated: "We are delighted that Michael has assumed this new global role. As a worldwide company we serve 30 million customers in over 20 countries, and although the environments in which we operate are very different, our approach to ensuring transparency is the same. "We are committed to an open and interactive dialogue with those whose decisions impact our ability to deliver the trusted solutions our customers desire and require for their long-term financial security." About Aegon Aegon's roots go back more than 170 years - to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in more than 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Today, Aegon is one of the world's leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management. Aegon's purpose is to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security. More information on aegon.com/about [http://www.aegon.com/about ]. For the Editor - Aegon's brands & markets - Company presentation - Aegon fact sheets - Follow Michael on LinkedIn - Hi-res image of Michael Updates -Follow Aegon on Twitter [http://twitter.com/Aegon ] -Register for Aegon's Newsletter [http://aegon.us8.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=bed4350c3e2011a47e35e8081&id=8bc411d73f ] -Calendar event reminders [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/Calendar ] <pre> Contacts Media relations Debora de Laaf [http://www.aegon.com/Home/Investors/Contact/Media-Team/#50477 ] +31(0)70-344-8730 firstname.lastname@example.org Investor relations Willem van den Berg [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/Contact/Investor-Relations-Team/#34471 ] +31(0)70-344-8405 email@example.com </pre> PRN NLD The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication.