AIG has announced that Chris Townsend will be joining the company as CEO of international general insurance, a newly created position.
Chris will be leading the international operations of the company’s general insurance business, helping to grow and build upon AIG’s international footprint. AIG has said that he will report to Peter Zaffino, CEO of general insurance, and is expected to join the company during the first quarter of 2018.
Chris has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry, having previously served as president of MetLife’s Asia region. He also previously worked at AIG, and between 2010 and 2012 was the company’s CEO for the Asia Pacific region.