Aegon appoints new EBC Director for Workplace

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Aegon UK has appointed Martin Trenchard as Employee Benefit Consultant (EBC) Director for Workplace.

Martin and his team will be responsible for developing, broadening and strengthening relationships with EBCs across the UK.

Martin has more than 20 years of experience in the workplace savings industry and the EBC market place, having led the business development team in the consultancy space at Standard Life as Head of Business Development (EBC), prior to becoming Head of Corporate Relationships and a member of the UK Distribution Executive.

In the last two years, Martin has consulted at Scottish Widows to lead the integration of the Scottish Widows and Zurich Workplace Savings business development and client relationship teams, which helped transform their business model and market positioning.

Martin started in mid-January and reports into Nick Roy, Distribution Director for Workplace at Aegon.

Linda Whorlow, Managing Director of Workplace at Aegon UK comments:

“I am delighted Martin has joined the Aegon Workplace team. His years and breadth of experience will be a powerful contribution as we continue to drive the development of our Workplace business forward.

“He has joined a talented team during a really significant time.”

Martin Trenchard comments:

“It is a privilege to be joining Aegon at such an exciting time – with the acquisition of Blackrock complete, Aegon’s ambition is to become the leading provider of Workplace savings in the UK and I look forward to being part of that journey.

“Aegon has a genuine workplace savings history and pedigree and my team will be focused on further strengthening our relationships across the EBC market place.”      


Further information

Stephanie Melrose

PR Manager

Aegon UK

Tel: 0131 549 6743

Mob: 07740897621


Notes to Editors

  • In the UK, Aegon offers retirement, workplace savings and protection solutions to over three million customers. Aegon employs around 2000 people in the UK and together with a further 800 people employed by Atos, we serve the needs of our customers. More information:
  • As an international life insurance, pensions and asset management group based in The Hague, Aegon has businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Aegon companies employ approximately 26,000 people and have millions of customers across the globe. Further information:

Figures correct as of November 2019