– USA, NY – American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced the election of Paola Bergamaschi to its Board as an Independent Director, effective December 1, 2022.
Concurrently, the company also announced that Board member John Rice will take on the role of Lead Independent Director, effective January 1st, 2023, to replace Doug Steenland who will not stand for re-election at the 2023 AGM.
“We are very pleased that Paola is joining the AIG Board of Directors. Paola is an experienced financial services executive and independent director who brings deep international expertise in capital markets, global banking, and risk and international regulatory oversight. As we continue to position AIG as a global leader, we are fortunate to add someone with Paola’s excellent reputation and fresh perspective to the AIG Board.” said Chairman and CEO, Peter Zaffino.
Peter Zaffino added, “John’s contributions to the AIG Board since he joined last March, including serving as Chair of AIG’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, are grounded in broad, deep, and diverse experiences. His leadership will be invaluable as we continue to execute on our strategy to deliver long-term profitable growth by remaining intently focused on underwriting excellence, deploying capital responsibly, and delivering quality in everything we do as we strive to become a top-performing company.”
About Paola Bergamaschi
Paola Bergamaschi has served as an independent director for several companies, including BNY Mellon International, Wells Fargo Securities International, and asset manager ARCA Fondi SGR. Prior to her board service, Ms. Bergamaschi had a successful career in financial services, including senior executive roles with Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse First Boston, and State Street Corporation both in the U.S. and U.K.
About John Rice
John Rice has served on the Baker Hughes Board of Directors since 2017. He served as Non-Executive Chairman of GE Gas Power from 2018 to 2020. Prior to this role, Mr. Rice was President and CEO of the GE Global Growth Organization for seven years. Mr. Rice held other senior leadership positions with General Electric in its global markets, including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Canada, before retiring from GE as Vice-Chairman in 2018. Mr. Rice is a trustee of Emory University and Hamilton College.
American International Group, Inc. is a leading global insurance organization. AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to customers in approximately 70 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.
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