AEGON N.V. has named Mark Mullin president of AEGON Americas, giving him responsibility for company operations in Canada and Latin America as well as in the United States.
Mullin is an executive vice president at AEGON USA, Cedar Rapids, the U.S. arm of AEGON, The Hague, Netherlands.
Mullin runs AEGON’s U.S. pension, annuity and mutual fund businesses.
Patrick Baird, the current chief executive of AEGON Americas, will continue to oversee AEGON’s life reinsurance business and serve on the parent company’s board.
Mullin will continue to report to Baird, AEGON says.
In other personnel news:
- AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, New York, a unit of AXA S.A., Paris, has promoted William Degnan to president of the Advantage Group, a unit that recruits experienced financial professionals for the AXA Advisors L.L.C. distribution arm.
Degnan succeeds Vincent Parascandola, who is now president of the Northern Division at AXA Advisors.
Degnan previously was head of AXA Equitable’s At Retirement program.
Parascandola’s division oversees branch offices in Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington and other markets.
- American International Group Inc., New York, has named Anastasia Kelly vice chairman.
Kelly has been the company’s general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer.
- Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Golden Valley, Minn., a unit of Allianz S.E., Munich, Germany, has hired Walter White to be chief administrative officer, Nancy Jones to be chief marketing officer and Kevin Bachmann to be president of the Questar Capital Corp. subsidiary.
White previously was president of Woodbury Financial Services, a unit of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford.