NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced that Lisa Sun will join the company as Chief Executive Officer of AIG Insurance Company China, Ltd. Ms. Sun joins AIG from Mercer, where most recently she was CEO of Mercer’s Hong Kong & South and East Asia Zone.
Ms. Sun will report to Chris Townsend, Chief Executive Officer, International General Insurance, and her appointment is subject to regulatory approval by the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission. She will be based in Shanghai.
Commenting on Ms. Sun’s appointment, Mr. Townsend said: “China is a core growth market for AIG. I am pleased to welcome Lisa back to AIG to take on the important role of leading our China business. I look forward to working closely with Lisa and the team in this dynamic region.”
A recognized industry leader with more than 20 years of experience, Lisa previously held executive roles at Zurich and Liberty Mutual. Earlier in her career, Lisa was Deputy Chief Actuary and Vice President for Worldwide Accident and Health for AIG Life Companies, and Regional Actuary and Assistant Vice President for AIU Accident and Health SEA and Greater China Region.
Ms. Sun is replacing Eric Zheng who is leaving AIG to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Townsend added: “We thank Eric for his hard work with AIG China over the last 14 years and we wish him well in his next endeavor.”
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