2015 Insurance Executive Conference

President and CEO
Transamerica Life and Protection
Scott W. Ham is President & CEO of Transamerica Life & Protection, a division of Transamerica that offers life and supplemental health products through a variety of distribution channels. He is also a member of the AEGON Americas Management Board. He began his career with the AEGON companies in December 2000 as Labor & Employment Counsel for the AEGON Equity Group in St. Petersburg, Florida, and subsequently held positions as Senior Vice President & General Counsel for World Financial Group (Duluth, Georgia) 2001-2007; Division General Counsel for Transamerica Life & Protection (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 2007-2010; and President & CEO of Transamerica Life & Protection, 2010. Prior to joining the AEGON companies, he worked in private practice representing business clients in employment and business-related matters, including litigation and transactional law. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Scott and his wife, Alisa, live in Solon, Iowa with their two children, Caitlin (a Junior at the University of Northern Iowa) and Connor (a Freshman at the University of Northern Iowa).