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Akhil Almeida is new head of marketing at Aegon Life

He has more than 16 years’ marketing experience across multiple sectors.

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MUMBAI: Digital life insurance company Aegon Life has onboarded Akhil Almeida as its head of marketing. In this role, Almeida will be responsible for heading the company's branding, communication, and other digital marketing functions. 

Almeida has more than 16 years of experience in various sectors of marketing that include media + OTT, e-commerce, tech, FMCG, auto, and BFSI. Before joining Aegon Life, he has worked in companies like Mahindra Group, Ignitee, VJive Networks, Kia Motors, and Citi. 

Almeida said that Aegon Life is all set to revolutionise the insurance buying experience. 

"We’re on a journey to radically enhance the insurance buying experience – combining innovative and relevant products, consumer-centric experiences at the right price. We’re leveraging data and consumer insights to support product development and sales efforts, increase awareness, and market innovative products," he added. 

Aegon Life managing director & chief executive officer Satishwar Balakrishnan said, "Akhil is a highly skilled leader with experience in leading marketing initiatives for consumer-led brands in India. He has closely studied consumer preferences and evolving digital behaviours, which will help us develop strategies to reach our target audience, keeping the brand essence alive and agile. We look forward to the expertise he brings to the table, which will help us in enhancing Aegon Life’s positioning as India’s first and only fully digital life insurance company."

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