June 23, 2010 10:57 ET

AEGON Companies Complete National Ethics Qualification

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  IMSA congratulates the following AEGON companies for completing the rigorous review of their marketing, sales and compliance practices required every three years to qualify for renewed IMSA membership:

  • Monumental Life Insurance Company;
  • Transamerica Life Insurance Company;
  • Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Company; 
  • Stonebridge Life Insurance Company; and
  • Western Reserve Life Assurance Co. of Ohio. 

"In our business, consumer trust and confidence are paramount and demonstrating a strong, ongoing commitment to ethics is critical. The IMSA seal is a mark of excellence in the industry," said Tim Kneeland, senior vice president of Transamerica Life Insurance Company and IMSA Board Member.

"Achieving IMSA qualification is a tangible demonstration of a company's ongoing commitment to high standards of ethical market conduct and fair and honest service to customers," said IMSA President & CEO Brian Atchinson. "We applaud the AEGON companies for their dedication to exemplary business practices and commitment to sound compliance solutions," said Atchinson.

AEGON is an international life insurance, pension and investment company based in The Hague, The Netherlands. With businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have over 40 million customers across the globe. In the U.S., AEGON companies provide clients with a full range of insurance, pension, supplemental health and related investment products through the operating divisions of member insurance companies. Respect, quality, transparency and trust are AEGON's core values.

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