AIG News

Starr Appoints Capitano to Lead Primary General Casualty-Risk Management

Starr Insurance Companies has named Carmella Capitano, senior vice president, as head of primary general casualty-risk management and excess casualty. In this new role, Capitano will lead a team serving organizations with revenues of $400 million or more. She will …

AIG Sells Entire Stake in China’s PICC Group at a Discount

American International Group Inc. bought into the People’s Insurance Co. (Group) of China Ltd. as a cornerstone investor in its initial public offering more than six years ago. Since that time — early December 2012 — Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang …

CorPro Underwriting Managers Expands AIG Management Liability Offering

CorPro Underwriting Managers has expanded its availability of several new key coverage enhancements under the Private Edge Plus and Not-for-Profit Risk Protector products (directors and officers, employment practices, fiduciary and crime insurance coverages) offered to SME businesses on a national …

AIG Appoints MetLife’s Shah as Asia Pacific CEO

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has appointed Sachin N Shah as chief executive officer of Asia Pacific, AIG General Insurance. Shah has been chairman, president and CEO of MetLife Japan since 2013 and prior to that he was chef operating …

AIG Names Lyons as CFO, Succeeding Sankaran

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Mark D. Lyons to the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding Sid Sankaran, who will remain at AIG in an advisory capacity through the year-end reporting process for fiscal …

S&P Says Insurers and Reinsurers Can Absorb Losses from California Wildfires

S&P Global Ratings expects both the primary insurers and reinsurers to be able to absorb losses from the California wildfires, limiting them to an earnings event. However, the mounting bills from more frequents large wildfires in the state against a …

High-Net Worth Insurer Vault Enters South Carolina

Vault, an insurer focused on the high net-worth personal insurance market, has officially opened for business in South Carolina. Vault offers insurance coverage and services for high-value homes, art, jewelry, cyber and personal excess liability coverage. Vault’s business model, built …

AIG Appoints Aspen Re’s Lillelund as CEO of AIG Europe in Luxembourg

American International Group, Inc. announced that Thomas Lillelund will join as chief executive officer of AIG Europe SA. Headquartered in Luxembourg, AIG Europe SA is a new legal entity for AIG’s business in the European Economic Area and Switzerland. The …

AIG Names Wismer as SVP, Deputy Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer

American International Group, Inc. has appointed Jonathan Wismer as senior vice president, deputy chief financial officer and chief accounting officer, effective immediately. Wismer will be based in New York and report to Sid Sankaran, executive vice president and chief financial …

AIG’s Q2 Profit Drops 17% as General Insurance Fails to Improve

American International Group Inc on Thursday reported a 17 percent fall in quarterly profit as its general insurance business failed to show improvement, missing analysts’ expectations. AIG shares fell more than 5.5 percent to $52.15 after hours. Chief Executive Brian …