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AIG news

News about American International Group (AIG), one of the world’s largest insurance and reinsurance groups.

Our news about AIG includes the companies financial results, new hires, product launches, affiliations and also coverage of its reinsurance operations Validus in Bermuda.

AIG announces Jurgensen to retire from Board of Directors

14th March 2023

American International Group (AIG) has announced that William G. (Jerry) Jurgensen has decided to retire from the AIG Board of Directors and will not stand for re-election at the company’s 2023 Annual Meeting in May. Jurgensen has served on the AIG Board of Directors since 2013. He is the former Chief ... Read the full article

AIG names Nasr as Senior Property Underwriter, FAC Reinsurance, GCC & North Africa

1st March 2023

Global re/insurer AIG has appointed Rana Nasr as Senior Property Underwriter - FAC Reinsurance, GCC & North Africa. Nasr joins AIG from Active Capital Reinsurance, Ltd., where she served as regional representative & property underwriter. Prior to that role, she spent over three years working at Chedid Capital, a leading investment group ... Read the full article

AIG’s Board elects two new independent Directors

27th February 2023

American International Group (AIG), a leading global insurance organisation, has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Diana Murphy and Vanessa Wittman as independent Directors of the company. Both appointments are effective March 16, 2023. An experienced veteran within the industry, Murphy has served as a Managing Director at private equity ... Read the full article

AIG to increase Validus Re investment after “compelling” 1/1: CEO Zaffino

17th February 2023

AIG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Zaffino has said that his company plans to “increase investment” in its assumed reinsurance business in 2023, particularly through Validus Re, following a “compelling” January renewal period. Speaking during an earnings call this week, Zaffino noted that AIG via its reinsurance units was ... Read the full article

AIG’s reinsurance spend up by less than 10% at “successful” renewal: CEO Zaffino

16th February 2023

AIG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Zaffino has disclosed details of his company’s experience at the recent January reinsurance renewal period, which he says proved “exceptionally successful” given challenging market conditions. Specifically, he says AIG increased its overall spend by “less than 10%” on an absolute and risk adjusted ... Read the full article

AIG’s General Insurance arm delivers strongest ever underwriting profit in 2022

16th February 2023

Global re/insurer AIG has achieved record underwriting profitability within its General Insurance (GI) division for the full year 2022 to $2 billion, which alongside net realized gains on Fortitude Re funds withheld embedded derivative, contributed to a rise in net income to $10.2 billion for the year. At the same time, ... Read the full article

AIG partners with Stone Point to launch high net worth MGA

14th February 2023

Global insurer and reinsurer AIG and Stone Point Capital, a re/insurance focused private equity firm, have entered into an agreement to establish an independent Managing General Agency (MGA) to serve the high net worth and ultra-high net work markets. Under this binding memorandum of understanding, AIG's Private Client Group (PCG) business ... Read the full article

AIG makes leadership changes amid departure of Mark Lyons

31st January 2023

Global insurer and reinsurer, American International Group (AIG), has terminated Mark Lyons from his role as Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Vice President, Global Chief Actuary and Head of Portfolio Management, after he violated his confidentiality/non-disclosure obligations to the firm. AIG states that these violations were unrelated to its ... Read the full article

Don Bailey named Global Head of Distribution & Field Operations at AIG

3rd January 2023

AIG has announced that Don Bailey has joined the company as Global Head of Distribution and Field Operations, effective immediately. Bailey is an experienced operator, having held various senior roles across the insurance industry over the last three decades. He joins from Bristlecone Partners, a growth and human capital consultancy firm, where he ... Read the full article

AM Best turns positive on AIG, noting “steady improving trend”

19th December 2022

AM Best has revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “bbb” (Good) of AIG, and has revised the outlooks to positive from stable for the Long-Term ICRs and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICRs of ... Read the full article

Validus Re to benefit from improving property cat reinsurance market

1st December 2022

The rapidly improving property catastrophe reinsurance market is a solid opportunity for American International Group (AIG) to more aggressively leverage the capabilities of Validus Re, the firm’s underwriting arm, said AIG CEO Peter Zaffino in conversation with KBW. Zaffino noted that the current property catastrophe reinsurance capacity shortfall, more closely resembles ... Read the full article

AIG names Lily Claydon APAC Chief Risk Officer

25th November 2022

Global insurance firm AIG has appointed Lily Claydon as Chief Risk Officer for Asia Pacific (APAC). Claydon is a Chartered Financial Analyst with more than two decades of experience in financial services, insurance, regulatory environments and auditing. Her expertise include risk culture and change management, risk governance, Enterprise Risk Management Framework, crisis ... Read the full article

AIG signs five-year contract with Peter Zaffino

11th November 2022

Global insurance firm AIG has signed a five-year employment contract with its president, chief executive officer, and board chairman Peter Zaffino. The firm said in a statement that it would extend Zaffino’s employment with the company until November 2027. John G. Rice, speaking on behalf of the board, said: “We are fortunate ... Read the full article

Corebridge Financial reports net income of $2.4 billion for Q3

9th November 2022

Corebridge Financial has reported a net income of $2.4 billion in Q3 following the completion of its initial public offering in September, in which parent company AIG sold approximately 12.4% of its common stock. This compares to a net income of $1.4 billion in the prior-year quarter, with Corebridge stating that ... Read the full article

AIG revamps board of directors

4th November 2022

AIG has said that Paola Bergamaschi is to become a director of the company following an election by the firm’s board of directors. Bergamaschi’s appointment is set to begin at the start of December. In addition, John G. Rice, who joined the Board in March 2022, will take on the role ... Read the full article