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Former XL Group CFO Peter Porrino among new AIG Director nominees

2nd April 2019

The Board of Global insurer AIG has nominated three new candidates that will join ten of the company's current Directors standing for re-election at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The nominees include Peter Porrino, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of XL Group; Amy Schioldager, former Senior Managing Director ... Read the full article

Norsk Hydro says cyber attack could cost $41mn, names AIG as lead insurer

26th March 2019

Aluminium manufacturer Norsk Hydro has said that it is anticipating a financial impact of between 300-350 Norwegian crowns (USD $35-41 million) for the first week following a cyber attack on March 19 that caused major disruption to its operations. The Norwegian firm also stated that it had a “solid cyber risk ... Read the full article

AIG dramatically shifts reinsurance use to better realise strategic benefits

15th February 2019

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of global insurer AIG's General Insurance unit, Peter Zaffino, has said that the company is "extremely pleased" with the support it received from the reinsurance market as it continues to dramatically shift its utilisation of reinsurance protection. AIG's reinsurance use has, in recent times, been a ... Read the full article

Volatile market, nat cats see AIG report $559m Q4 loss

14th February 2019

Catastrophe losses and poor investment returns in a volatile market have seen American International Group (AIG) report an adjusted after-tax loss of $559 million. In addition, the company added $365 million to its reserves in the quarter to cover policies issued in 2016 and earlier. For the full year, this figure totalled ... Read the full article

AIG to launch LatAm Facultative Desk following Talbot integration

7th February 2019

American International Group (AIG) is to launch AIG Facultative Desk, Latin America after successfully integrating Talbot’s regional facultative underwriting platforms in Miami and Santiago with its regional underwriting team. This unified offering follows AIG’s acquisition of Validus last year, a deal which saw the company gain some attractive and diversified franchises ... Read the full article

AIG expands Middle East services with re/insurance solutions from DIFC office

4th February 2019

American International Group (AIG) subsidiary AIG MEA has begun providing re/insurance solutions from its office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial centre in the region. The move enables AIG MEA to offer solutions to a broader number of geographies in the Middle East and Africa whilst bolstering ... Read the full article

AIG appoints Global Head of A&H, General Insurance

28th January 2019

Edward Levin has been named as the new Global Head of Accident & Health, General Insurance, at American International Group, Inc. (AIG), effective next month. Levin will be based in London and will report to Christopher Townsend, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AIG International General Insurance. In his new position, Levin will ... Read the full article

AIG’s AlphaCat and Ledger Capital Markets in new ILS transaction

17th January 2019

AlphaCat Managers, Ltd., AIG's third-party reinsurance capital and insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit, has announced a new ILS transaction with Ledger Capital Markets, LLC. The transaction relates to the direct securitisation of a non-standard passenger auto insurance portfolio, and brings a new class of business to the ILS investor community. The deal ... Read the full article

AIG adds Thomas Motamed to Board of Directors

16th January 2019

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced that Thomas F. Motamed has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Motamed retired from his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CNA Financial Corporation in 2016, a role that he had held since 2009. Prior to this, he spent ... Read the full article

AIG completes purchase of UK life insurer Ellipse from Munich Re

2nd January 2019

American International Group (AIG) has completed its acquisition of Ellipse, a specialist provider of group life risk protection in the UK, from Munich Re. Funded by an undisclosed cash consideration, the purchase was conducted via AIG Life, a UK subsidiary of AIG Life & Retirement. AIG said that Ellipse’s group protection capabilities, ... Read the full article

AIG hires Arch’s Michael Price as Deputy CUO, General Insurance

13th December 2018

Global insurer and reinsurer American International Group (AIG) has appointed Michael Price as Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for General Insurance. He joins AIG from Arch Insurance Group, where he most recently served as its CUO for North America. As AIG's Deputy CUO, Price will work closely with CUO Tom Bolt, Read the full article

Philip Willcock named CEO of AIG Life Limited (UK)

13th December 2018

AIG Life Limited (UK), a division of global insurer and reinsurer American International Group, Inc. (AIG), has announced the appointment of Philip Willcock as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 1st, 2019. Willcock will be based in London, and will report to Adam Winslow, CEO, International, Life & Retirement, AIG Life ... Read the full article

Hard market not needed to fix AIG: Brian Duperreault

10th December 2018

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of global insurer and reinsurer American International Group (AIG), Brian Duperreault, has said that a hard market isn't required to fix the company. After reporting a third-quarter net loss, albeit improved on the same period in 2017, AIG's full-year 2018 performance will likely be closely watched ... Read the full article

AIG’s aggregate reinsurance at risk on up to $800m Q4 cat loss

5th December 2018

Global insurer and reinsurer American International Group (AIG) has announced estimated catastrophe losses of between $750 million and $800 million for the fourth-quarter of 2018, according to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Brian Duperreault. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference held recently in New York, insurance and ... Read the full article

AIG names Mark Lyons Exec VP & CFO, appoints Sachin Shah CEO of Asia Pacific

5th December 2018

American International Group (AIG) has announced the appointments of Mark D. Lyons as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Sachin N Shah as Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific, AIG General Insurance. Lyons, who succeeds Sid Sankaran, will serve on the AIG Executive Leadership Team and will report ... Read the full article

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