Less than three months after reappointing Alex Wynaendts to a new four-year term as chief executive officer, Netherlands-based international life and pension group Aegon NV said he is to be replaced by Lard Friese, CEO of fellow Dutch-based financial services group NN Group NV, Best’s Insurance News & Analysis reportedFriese is due to become CEO-designate on March 1, 2020, and assume the permanent title on May 15. Aegon said the proposed appointment, which has already received regulatory approval, will be submitted to the next annual shareholders meeting. Aegon operates in the United States as Transamerica, which is among the top 10 largest providers of pensions, variable annuities and individual universal life and term life policies, with operations in Cedar Rapids.