The Life & Protection Division of Transamerica Promotes Michael Babikian to President and CEO of its Brokerage Distribution

  The Life & Protection Division of Transamerica Promotes Michael Babikian to
  President and CEO of itsBrokerage Distribution Unit

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- November 20, 2012

TheLife & Protection (L&P) Division of Transamerica today announced the
promotion of Michael Babikian to President and CEO of Transamerica
Brokerage,a distribution unit of L&P.He previously held the position of
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Brokerage, and Chief
Product Officer for L&P.

Michael Babikian, President and CEO of Transamerica Brokerage (Photo: Business
Wire)

Michael Babikian, President and CEO of Transamerica Brokerage (Photo: Business
Wire)

“In his prior role, Michael implemented a new approach to product development
and created and executed marketing strategies that contributed significantly
to the growth of the business. He’s also earned a reputation as an industry
thought leader, and I believe he will build on that as he takes the helm of
Brokerage,” said Scott Ham, President and CEO of L&P.

Prior to joining Transamerica, Babikian was general counsel to Infinite Source
Technologies, Inc., an attorney for the tax law firm of Baker, Olson, LeCroy &
Danielian, and a tax specialist in KPMG’s Multi-Family Office.

Currently, Babikian serves as a board member of the Chief Marketing Officer
Council; chairman of the board of directors and professor at Glendale
University; and member of the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall
Corporate Advisory Board. He also serves as chairman of the board of
directorsof the Children’s Music Fund.

Babikian completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California
at Irvine and received a law degree from the University of the Pacific,
McGeorge School of Law. He subsequently earned a Master ofLaws in taxation at
the University of San Diego and a Master of Business Administration from the
University of Southern California. In addition, Babikian is an alumnus of
Harvard Business School, having graduated from the program for leadership
development.

Babikian replaces Marty Flewellen, who was promoted to Chief Distribution
Officer of L&P.

About Transamerica

Transamerica Brokerage is a distributionunit that markets and sells life and
long term care products through independent general agents, brokers, direct
marketers and other distributors.Through L&P, the Transamerica companies
offer a wide array of life, health and other protection solutions with a
common purpose: to protect families and their dreams.

Products offered through Brokerage are underwritten by Transamerica Life
Insurance Company (TLIC) or its affiliated insurance companies and include
term, universal, index and variable life insurance policies, as well as long
term care insurance and other protection products. TLIC is an AEGON company.
AEGON is an international life insurance, pension and asset management company
based in The Hague, the Netherlands, with businesses in more than 20 markets
in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

With more than a century of experience, Transamerica has built a reputation on
solid management, sound decisions and consumer confidence. For more
information, visitwww.transamerica.com.

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Contact:

For Transamerica Brokerage
Joseph Campbell, 415-222-9944
Joseph.Campbell@Edelman.com
 
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