|AIG CONSULTANTS, INC. LAUNCHES BUSINESS PROTECTION DIVISION; NEW DIVISION WILL HELP ENTERPRISES ASSESS TERRORISM RISK AND BUILD PROACTIVE ANTI-TERRORISM RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES|
NEW YORK, Apr 20, 2005 -- AIG Consultants, Inc., a member company of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), today announced the launch of its Business Protection Division. The new unit, which was developed in tandem with AIG Corporate Security and AIG Global Business Continuity, will provide consulting services that are designed to help enterprises assess and limit their exposure to terrorism risks and business continuity disruptions.
The Business Protection Division will provide customized risk assessments conducted by teams of highly specialized engineers, military-trained facility security/CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive) specialists and business recovery experts. The assessments identify current and emerging threats to an organization and are supported by tailored security management programs. Furthermore, the division will provide clients with access to expert geopolitical intelligence via the AIG Companies' Executive Briefing Book, a secure, web-based source of country-by-country risk reports and commentary on industry-specific terrorism risk exposures.
"In a world where our economy has become the primary target of international terrorism, corporations of all sizes need a clear understanding of their terrorism exposure on a global basis," said Stephen J. Cook, President, AIG Consultants, Inc. "Furthermore, corporations need to implement security measures and risk management programs that are specifically designed to address their terrorism exposures, reduce risk and help ensure that their businesses can continue to operate should a terrorist event occur. The Business Protection Division will not only help clients address terrorism risks in a proactive way, but will also assist them in developing processes and procedures that can ensure the timely and efficient recovery from a catastrophic event."
The Business Protection Division will also help companies gain access to Lexington Insurance Company's Homeland Security Practice and the Homeland Protectorsm terrorism insurance portfolio. Through its Homeland Security Practice, Lexington Insurance Company, a member company of AIG, offers a comprehensive set of terrorism insurance products, including coverage for biological and chemical attacks, as well as business interruption coverage.
For more information on AIG Consultants' Business Protection Division, please call 1-877-244-2758 or e-mail AIGBusinessProtection@aig.com.
AIG Consultants, Inc. (AIGC) is the loss control service provider for the member companies of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). AIG Consultants, Inc., an ISO9001-2000 certified company, provides Environmental, Healthcare, Safety, Property and Crisis Management services to customers worldwide.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is the world's leading international insurance and financial services organization, with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG member companies serve commercial, institutional and individual customers through the most extensive worldwide property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. In the United States, AIG companies are the largest underwriters of commercial and industrial insurance and AIG American General is a top-ranked life insurer. AIG's global businesses also include retirement services, financial services and asset management. AIG's financial services businesses include aircraft leasing, financial products, trading and market making. AIG's growing global consumer finance business is led in the United States by American General Finance. AIG also has one of the largest U.S. retirement services businesses through AIG SunAmerica and AIG VALIC, and is a leader in asset management for the individual and institutional markets, with specialized investment management capabilities in equities, fixed income, alternative investments and real estate. AIG's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and ArcaEx, as well as the stock exchanges in London, Paris, Switzerland and Tokyo.
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