Transamerica Life & Protection, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is promoting Pete Adkins to president, agency distribution. Adkins is now overseeing Little Rock, Ark.-based Transamerica Family Markets, Cedar Rapids-based Life Investors Financial Group Inc., Alliance Marketing, National Bond and Trust, the Baltimore-based Career Agency, First Command and Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. in Florida.

“Pete is an asset to our organization and will do a great job in leading our Agency Distribution business group,” says John Hunter, Chief Financial Officer for Transamerica Life & Protection. “Since joining our organization in 2008, he has streamlined operations, increased efficiencies and consistently exceeded sales goals.”

Agency distribution, a marketing unit of Transamerica Life & Protection, is focused on meeting the financial services needs of the middle market and small businesses through in-person consulting.

Transamerica Life & Protection division includes business operations of affiliated AEGON companies offering life and health insurance as well as financial products.

AEGON is an international life insurance, pension and investment company based in The Hague, the Netherlands, with businesses spanning over 20 markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia. AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have over 40 million global customers. For more information on the AEGON companies log onto www.aegonins.com.