HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) announced today the appointment of Sachin N Shah as Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific, AIG General Insurance. In this role, Mr. Shah will report to Christopher Townsend, Chief Executive Officer of AIG General Insurance International, and will be based in Singapore.
Mr. Shah’s appointment is effective end of December 2018, subject to regulatory approval. Most recently, Mr. Shah served as Chairman, President and CEO of MetLife Japan, a position he held since 2013.
In making the appointment, Mr. Townsend commented: “I am pleased to welcome Sachin Shah to AIG as CEO of our Asia Pacific business. I look forward to working closely with Sachin to deliver innovation and value to our customers and distribution partners in this dynamic region.”
Mr. Shah commented: “I’m delighted to be joining AIG and the International General Insurance management team at this exciting time in the Asia Pacific region. I look forward to working with AIG colleagues across the region to deliver on our growth ambitions in these fast-moving economies.”
Earlier in his career, Mr. Shah spent five years leading MetLife’s international growth strategies, including overseeing the integration of the acquisition of Alico across more than 50 countries. Mr. Shah currently serves as the President of The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
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