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    Jan-Hendrik Erasmus appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Athora Netherlands

    3 June 2022

    Athora Netherlands N.V. (Athora Netherlands) announced today that Jan-Hendrik Erasmus has been appointed as board member (Chief Financial Officer) of Athora Netherlands and its insurance subsidiaries, effective 13 June 2022[1]. The Dutch Central Bank (DNB) approved his appointment and the Works Council of Athora Netherlands has issued a positive advice. Jan-Hendrik succeeds Jim van Hees, who was appointed as interim CFO of the company in June 2021.

    Jan-Hendrik (1980) was most recently the Group Chief Risk Officer of Aviva plc, where he was responsible for the Risk, Actuarial, Compliance, Financial Crime and Regulatory Affairs functions. Prior to Aviva, Jan-Hendrik served as Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Management Board of NN Group. He joined NN Group from the consulting firm Oliver Wyman where he was a Partner and Head of the UK Insurance practice. Jan-Hendrik holds both South African and British nationality.

    Roderick Munsters, chairman of the Supervisory Board of Athora Netherlands, said: “I’m excited to welcome Jan-Hendrik to the Executive Board of Athora Netherlands. Jan-Hendrik is a talented executive and with his in-depth finance expertise and wide experience across Capital, Finance and Risk areas, he is ideally suited to lead our finance organisation as we continue to execute on our sustainable growth strategy. I want to personally thank Jim for his dedication and commitment in the past year. During his tenure as interim CFO at Athora Netherlands, he has made significant contributions to further strengthen our finance organisation. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”

    Jim van Hees said: “I would like to sincerely thank the Executive Board and my colleagues at Athora Netherlands for the year I spent within the company. I have been part of a great and professional finance team and I am proud of what we have accomplished together. I look forward to working with Jan-Hendrik on the transition the coming weeks and wish him every success in his new role.”

    [1] Subject to work permit formalities