Jan-Hendrik Erasmus to step down as CRO of NN Group

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus decided to step down as member of the Management Board and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of NN Group as of 31 December 2019. As of February 2020 he will join Aviva plc as Group Chief Risk Officer. NN Group has started the selection process for a new CRO.                                       

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus joined NN Group’s Management Board in September 2016 and was appointed CRO of NN Group effective 1 October 2016. In this role, Jan-Hendrik is also responsible for Reinsurance and Procurement within the Group.

David Knibbe, CEO of NN Group: ‘Jan-Hendrik’s efforts to further strengthen NN Group’s overall risk framework have highly contributed to the strong position and resilience of the company, as well as to the professionalisation of the risk function. He also played an important role expanding NN’s Partial Internal Model under Solvency II to include the Delta Lloyd Life and Non-life entities in the Netherlands. Personally and on behalf of the Management Board, I would like to thank Jan-Hendrik for his dedication to NN and I wish him all the best in his new role. Delfin Rueda, CFO of NN Group, will assume the responsibilities of the CRO portfolio until we have found a suitable successor.’

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus, CRO of NN Group: ‘It has been a great pleasure to be part of NN Group. First and foremost, I would like to thank my colleagues for the positive collaboration and many shared achievements during this period. I look forward to joining Aviva and wish NN great success in the future.’

The appointment as Aviva’s Group Chief Risk Officer is subject to regulatory approval.

  • NN Group is an international financial services company, active in 20 countries, with a strong presence in a number of European countries and Japan. With all its employees, the Group provides retirement services, pensions, insurance, investments and banking to approximately 17 million customers. NN Group includes Nationale-Nederlanden, NN, NN Investment Partners, ABN AMRO Insurance, Movir, AZL, BeFrank and OHRA. NN Group is listed on Euronext Amsterdam (NN).

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