NEW YORK--Jan. 12, 2009--American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced that Teri L.
Watson, Vice President, Rating Agency Relations, will assume additional
responsibility for AIG's Investor Relations. She succeeds AIG Vice
President Charlene M. Hamrah, who is retiring at the end of January
after an AIG career spanning 23 years. Ms. Watson's new title will be
Vice President, Investor & Rating Agency Relations.
Ms. Watson joined AIG in 1999 to develop the company's rating agency
relationships and was named AIG Vice President in January 2008. Prior to
joining AIG, Ms. Watson was an Assistant Vice President at A.M. Best
Company, leading a team of property-casualty analysts responsible for
rating some of the largest insurance and reinsurance companies in the
world. Prior to that, Ms. Watson was Vice President of Planning and
Budgeting for GRE Insurance Group and Manager of Financial Reporting at
Skandia America Re. Ms. Watson received her Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration-Accounting from Millersville University in
Ms. Hamrah has headed AIG's investor relations department since 1991,
and was elected an AIG Vice President and Director of Investor Relations
in 2004. After joining AIG in 1986, she served in several financial
management positions, including Manager of Financial Planning and
Analysis in AIG's corporate center, Comptroller for AIG Specialty
Agencies and Starr Technical Risks Agency, as well as special projects
in both AIG's foreign and domestic general insurance operations.
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