At the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held on January 17, the shareholders of a.s.r. approved the acquisition of the shares of Aegon Nederland N.V. and thus the merger of the two companies. The meeting also approved the appointment of Lard Friese and Daniëlle Jansen Heijtmajer as new Supervisory Directors of ASR Nederland.
The appointment of Lard Friese and Daniëlle Jansen Heijtmajer is for a period of four years and will be effective upon the merger of a.s.r. and Aegon Nederland. Lard Friese is current CEO of Aegon N.V. and has extensive experience at NN Group, ING Group and Ceska pojistovna.