Aegon Life Insurance has appointed Vineet Arora as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2018. 

Arora will replace K. S. Gopalakrishnan who left the company on November 17, 2017 to take over as the country head of US based life insurer RGA's India operations. .

Chief People Officer of Aegon Life Insurance, Ms. Saba Adil, will serve as the interim In-charge and Principal Officer.

Arora between 2002 and 2008 had  worked for ICICI Prudential Life Insurance in various sales related roles, rising to the role of Senior Vice President – Bancassurance and Alliances.

Since 2008, he has worked as a senior general manager and head of product, distribution, marketing and wealth Management at ICICI Securities.

Arora holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management, with a specialisation in Finance and Marketing, from the Xavier Institute of Management in Bhubaneswar.

Aegon Life Insurance is joint venture between Aegon, Bennett, Coleman & Company, India’s leading media conglomerate and have over 4.4 lakh customers across India.