FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Hong Kong, October 10, 2014 – American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced that Rudi Spaan has been named President & CEO of AIG Insurance Hong Kong Limited, and Head of Country Operations for Hong Kong and Taiwan, subject to Hong Kong regulatory approval.
In addition, Mr. Spaan will retain his regional role as head of Broker and Client Management (BCM) for Asia Pacific. In this function he will be responsible for broker relationships and major account management across Asia Pacific.
Prior to leading BCM, Mr. Spaan served in many key AIG leadership positions across Asia Pacific.He was Executive Vice President, Commercial Division Asia Pacific outside Japan (2009 to 2013). Prior to that, Mr. Spaan served as Chairman of AIG General Insurance Taiwan Co. Ltd. (2007 to 2009) and as President of American Home Assurance Company Singapore (2001 to 2007).
“This is a significant appointment given the strategic importance of Hong Kong to the region’s growth and profitability. Rudi’s proven leadership in general management roles, his experience in both distribution and underwriting, and his excellent understanding of our business operations, particularly in Asia, make him an ideal choice for this position,” said Jose Hernandez, President and CEO, Asia Pacific, AIG Property Casualty.
“I feel very privileged to be given the opportunity to lead our Hong Kong team. I look forward to promoting AIG’s products and solutions to better serve our Hong Kong customers, large and small,” Mr. Spaan said.
Mr. Spaan joined AIG in 1992 in Belgium. In 1994, he moved to Asia, where he held regional underwriting and management positions in Hong Kong and Thailand. He currently serves as Chairman on the AIG APAC Holdings Pte. Ltd. Board and is a director on the AIG Advisors Korea and AIG Taiwan boards.
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