Alexander Wynaendts has spent over 30 years in international finance and insurance. He began his career with ABN AMRO bank in 1984, working in the bank’s private banking and investment banking operations in both Amsterdam and London. Prior to being appointed as CEO at Aegon, Alexander held a number of different positions at the company, beginning in 1997 in Group Business Development. As CEO, he led Aegon through the economic crisis, ensuring the company maintained its strong capital position. Educated in France, he holds degrees in electrical engineering and economics.