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People Moves - July 2019

Published on: 1 Jul 2019

Aegon appoints new Chief Actuary and Financial Strategy Director

Aegon has appointed Leigh-Ann Plenderleith as its Chief Actuary and Financial Strategy Director. Leigh-Ann will lead and drive the strategy for capital management, asset/liability matching and market consistent value across the business.

Throughout her 19 year career with Standard Life she has held a number of senior technical Risk and Finance roles and demonstrated a deep, strategic understanding of Enterprise Risk Management, Solvency II and Part VII transfers.

She replaces James Crispin, who was appointed Global Chief Actuary for Aegon Group in the Netherlands.

CEO at Aegon UK, Adrian Grace,  said:  “The finance function performs a crucial role within Aegon with responsibility for the overall strategic direction relating to financial matters as well as maximising shareholder value. 

Leigh-Ann’s breadth of knowledge and experience will be highly valuable in helping achieve this and we’re delighted to welcome her on board.”