Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for the realization of corporate objectives, the strategy with its associated risks and the development of the results. The Executive Board takes the interests of the entire company into consideration.
For the Rules of Procedure Executive Board of ASR Nederland N.V. and other governance documents, go to the page Corporate Governance under 'Rules of Procedure a.s.r.' (only available in Dutch).
  • Jos Baeten
    Jos Baeten (Dutch, 1958) is the Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His areas of responsibility are Group Risk Management, Human Resources, Legal & Integrity, Innovation & Digitalisation, Corporate Communications and Audit.
    Jos Baeten studied law at Erasmus University Rotterdam and started his career in 1980 when he joined Stad Rotterdam Verzekeringen N.V., one of a.s.r.’s main predecessors. He joined the Executive Board of Stad Rotterdam Verzekeringen N.V. in 1997 and was appointed CEO of this company in 1999. He then joined the Management Board of Fortis ASR Verzekeringsgroep N.V., becoming Chairman of the Board of De Amersfoortse Verzekeringen N.V. in June 2003. In 2005, Jos Baeten was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fortis ASR Verzekeringsgroep N.V.
    Jos Baeten was appointed CEO of a.s.r. on 26 January 2009.

    Current term of office: 2017 – AGM 2020

    Additional positions

    Currently, Jos Baeten is a member of the Executive Board of the Dutch Association of Insurers (Verbond van Verzekeraars) and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stichting theater Rotterdam. He is a member of the Supervosiry Boars of the Efteling B.V. In addition, he is a member of the General Administrative Board of VNO-NCW and a Board Member of Stichting Grote Ogen and Stichting Fietshelm is Hoofdzaak.

  • Chris Figee
    Chris Figee (Dutch, 1972) serves as CFO. His areas of responsibility are Group Accounting, Reporting & Control, Group Balance Sheet Management, Group Asset Management, Finance and a.s.r. Real Estate.
    Chris Figee earned a degree (with honours) in Financial Economics from the University of Groningen and is an EFFAS Certified Investment Analyst. He also studied Risk Management at Stanford University. Chris Figee started his career at Aegon, where he held various positions, including that of Senior Portfolio Manager. In 1999, he moved to McKinsey, where he rose to the role of partner in 2006. After ten years at McKinsey, he joined Achmea as Director of Group Strategy & Performance Management in 2009. He also served as a member of the Achmea Group Committee. Chris Figee’s last position at Achmea was Director of Group Finance.
    Chris Figee was appointed as a member of the Executive Board on 1 May 2014.

    Current term of office: 2018 – AGM 2022

    Additional positions

    Chris Figee is a member of the Board of Stichting DSI and a member of the Supervisory Board of Unicef Nederland.


As of 1 February 2019 a Business Executive Committee (BEC) is established which will consists of the members of the Executive Board, the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and the directors who represent a number of business areas. The following business lines are represented in the BEC: Service Books (Individual life & Funeral), Disability Insurance & Health Insurance, P&C, Mortgages, Pensions, Asset Management and Innovation and Digitalisation.