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Aegon UK is led by Adrian Grace, Chief Executive, and a team of well-respected industry figures with a broad sweep of expertise and years of financial experience.

Adrian Grace
Tommy Young
Clare Bousfield
Duncan Jarrett
Jim Ewing
Angela Seymour-Jackson
David Macmillan

 
Adrian Grace

Adrian Grace
Chief Executive, Aegon UK

  • 2011: appointed Chief Executive of Aegon UK
  • 2010: appointed Chief Operating Officer – Life and Pensions
  • 2009: joined Aegon UK as Group Business Development Director, becoming Executive Director of Sales, Distribution and Development in July 2009
  • 2007: appointed Managing Director, SME Banking, HBOS
  • 2004: appointed Chief Executive, Barclays Insurance
  • 2001: appointed Managing Director, Small Business Division, Sage Group
  • 1994: appointed Vice President, Global OEM Relationships, GE Capital
  • 1991: appointed National Sales Director, GE Capital
  • 1984: appointed Branch Manager, Mercantile Credit
  • 1979: joined Leeds Permanent Building Society

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Tommy Young

Tommy Young
Chief Operating Officer – Life and Pensions, Aegon UK

  • 2011: appointed Chief Operating Officer (Life and Pensions)
  • 2010: appointed Programme Director (Blueprint)
  • 2009: joined Aegon as Governance and Control Leader (Distribution)
  • 2007: appointed Head of England and Wales (Commercial Banking), Bank of Scotland
  • 2006: appointed Director (Home, Motor, Travel), Barclays Insurance
  • 2005: appointed Director of Supplier Management (Customer Services/Control), Barclays Insurance
  • 2003: appointed Director of Telesales, Sage UK
  • 2002: appointed General Manager, Sage CRM, Sage Group plc
  • 2002: appointed Services Director, Sage Enterprise Solutions, Sage Group plc
  • 2001: appointed General Manager, TAS Software, Sage Group plc

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Clare Bousfield

Clare Bousfield
Chief Financial Officer, Aegon UK

  • 2010: joined Aegon as Chief Financial Officer
  • 2009: completed Insead's Advanced Management Programme
  • 2007: appointed Head of Group Internal Audit
  • 2005: appointed Regional Chief Financial Officer for UK, Ireland & Africa
  • 2002: appointed Chief Financial Officer, UK Life & Health
  • 2001: joined Swiss Re as Manager, Finance, UK Life & Health
  • 1993: became member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales
  • 1990: joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in London becoming Senior Audit Manager
  • 1990: graduated from University of St Andrews with a BSc Honours degree in Statistics

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Duncan Jarrett

Duncan Jarrett
Managing Director – Retail, Aegon UK

  • 2012: appointed Managing Director – Retail, Aegon UK
  • 2009: appointed Sales Director, Aegon UK
  • 2006: appointed National Sales Director, Aegon UK
  • 2004: appointed Sales Director, Branches
  • 2001: appointed Regional Sales Director (London and South)
  • 1999: appointed Branch Manager, London
  • 1995: appointed Branch Manager, Guildford
  • 1993: appointed Sales Development Manager
  • 1992: appointed Executive Consultant, London
  • 1991: appointed Senior Consultant, London
  • 1988: appointed Consultant, London
  • 1986: began his career with us as Trainee Consultant, London
  • 1984: joined Stewart Wrightson
  • 1983: joined Hinton Hill Lloyds Insurance Broker

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Jim Ewing

Jim Ewing
Chief Risk Officer, Aegon UK

  • 2014: appointed Chief Risk Officer
  • 2011: appointed Chief Actuary
  • 2009: appointed Solvency II Director, Lloyds Banking Group
  • 2003: appointed Head of Actuarial Operations, Scottish Widows
  • 2003: appointed Chair of Stevenson College Edinburgh,
    Chair of the Edinburgh Colleges Partnership Board
  • 2000: appointed to Senior Manager level in Scottish Widows
  • 1992: Joined Scottish Widows as an Actuarial Trainee

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Angela Seymour-Jackson

Angela Seymour-Jackson
Managing Director - Workplace Solutions, Aegon UK

  • 2012: joined Aegon UK as Senior Adviser, becoming Managing Director, Workplace Solutions
  • 2012: appointed Non Executive Director of Rentokil Initial (ongoing role)
  • 2010: appointed CEO, RAC Motoring Services
  • 2008: appointed Distribution Director, Aviva UK Life
  • 2006: appointed Distribution Director, Norwich Union Insurance
  • 2005: appointed Partnerships Director, Norwich Union Insurance
  • 2004: appointed Director of Retail Bank Partnerships, Norwich Union Insurance
  • 2000: appointed Director of Partner and Market Strategy, Norwich Union Insurance
  • 1999: Founder Member and Marketing Director, bluecycle.com
  • 1998: appointed Head of Marketing Consultancy, CGU Insurance
  • 1997: appointed Affinity Marketing Manager, General Accident
  • 1995: appointed Head of Key Accounts, Norwich Union Insurance
  • 1992: appointed Head of Market Research, Norwich Union Insurance
  • 1989: joined Norwich Union Insurance’s Management Trainee Programme

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David Macmillan

David Macmillan
Chief Marketing Officer, Aegon UK

  • 2013: Chief Marketing Officer, Aegon UK
  • 2012: Managing Director, Customer Solutions, Aegon UK
  • 2012: joined Aegon UK as Director of Insight and Value Management
  • 2009-2012: Chief Executive Officer, Invocas Group plc
  • 2007-2009: Chief Executive Officer, Barrie & Hibbert Ltd
  • 2005-2007: UK Retail Director, Standard Life Group plc
  • 2000-2005: Sales and Marketing Director, Standard Life Bank
  • 1998-2000: Head of Sales and Marketing, Standard Life Bank
  • 1997-1998: Head of Corporate Development, Standard Life Group
  • 1994-1997: Service Manager, Executive Pensions, Standard Life UK
  • 1992-1994: Department Manager, Group Pensions, Standard Life UK
  • 1991-1992: Graduate Management Trainee, Standard Life UK

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