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AIG Appoints Nigel Fitzgerald as CEO AIG Australia

Published Date 08.11.2019

Press Release: AIG Appoints Nigel Fitzgerald as CEO AIG Australia

SYDNEY, November 8, 2019 – American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) has appointed Nigel Fitzgerald as CEO AIG Australia.

Based in Sydney, Mr. Fitzgerald will report to Sachin N. Shah, Chief Executive Officer of AIG Asia Pacific General Insurance. Mr. Fitzgerald’s appointment is effective 10 December 2019.

In making the appointment, Mr. Shah commented: “Australia is an important part of our Asia Pacific region, and presents attractive opportunities for profitable growth. I am pleased to welcome Nigel Fitzgerald to the team as CEO AIG Australia. Nigel has extensive insurance market experience and a proven track record of managing product mix, strong underwriting discipline and building sustainable profitable businesses. I am confident AIG Australia will thrive under Nigel’s leadership.”

Mr. Fitzgerald commented: “I look forward to joining AIG and working with colleagues across Australia to drive the strategic direction of the business, deliver differentiated value to our brokers and clients, and make a meaningful impact in a dynamic Australian market.”

Nigel has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently at Fairfax Financial where he was CEO Fairfax International - Australasia.


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American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Building on 100 years of experience, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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