Mr. Eilard Friese is a Chairman-Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer at Aegon NV, a Vice Chairman at ING Verzekeringen NV and a Member at The Geneva Association. He is on the Board of Directors at Vereniging Aegon NV. Mr. Friese was previously employed as a Chairman-Management Board & CEO by NN Group NV, a Vice Chairman by NN Insurance Eurasia NV, a Chief Executive Officer by ING Insurance Benelux, a Chief Executive Officer by Nationale Nederlanden NV, a Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Ceská pojištovna as, a SVP & Chief Retailer Services Officer-Europe by A.C. Nielsen Co. & Co. SA, a Senior Vice President by AEGON Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd., a Principal by Vivat NV, and a Member-Supervisory Board by NN Group Bidco BV. He also served on the board at AEGON Levensverzekering NV. He received his graduate degree from the University of Utrecht.