NEW YORK--Jan. 9, 2009--American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced that Christina
Pretto has joined AIG as Vice President, Corporate Media Relations. Ms.
Pretto will oversee all aspects of AIG's corporate media relations,
including developing and implementing AIG's media relations strategy,
counseling senior management on media affairs, and coordinating media
activities with AIG's communications professionals around the world.
Ms. Pretto joins AIG from Citigroup Inc., where she was Managing
Director and Global Head of Public Affairs, serving as chief media
spokesperson with responsibilities for managing all of the company's
media relations at the parent company level. Previously, she was Global
Head of Corporate Affairs for Citigroup's corporate and investment
banking division, responsible for media relations, internal
communications, branding, advertising, digital media, community affairs,
and external positioning.
Ms. Pretto joined Citigroup in 2001 as Deputy Director of Public
Affairs. Prior to joining Citigroup, she was the Director of
Communications for Standard & Poor's, and before that worked as a
journalist covering global debt capital markets and U.S. public finance.
She earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University
American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a world leader in insurance
and financial services, is the leading international insurance
organization with operations in more than 130 countries and
jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional and
individual customers through the most extensive worldwide
property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. In
addition, AIG companies are leading providers of retirement services,
financial services and asset management around the world. AIG's common
stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the stock
exchanges in Ireland and Tokyo.
American International Group, Inc.
Joe Norton, 212-770-3144
Director of Public Relations