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NEW YORK, Jun 17, 2005 -- American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced the record date and date of its 2005 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and additional steps taken by its Board of Directors to enhance its corporate governance structure.

The record date for the 2005 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is June 24, and the date of the meeting is August 11. The Meeting will take place at 10:00 AM at 72 Wall Street, New York, NY.

AIG's Board of Directors has approved changes in AIG's By-Laws and Governance Guidelines to reflect the Board's current belief that the Chairman should be an independent director and that at least two-thirds of the directors should be independent under New York Stock Exchange listing standards.

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 in the U.S. on the New York Stock Exchange and ArcaEx, as well as the stock exchanges in London, Paris, Switzerland and Tokyo.

For American International Group, Inc.
Investment Community:
Charlene Hamrah, 212-770-7074

News Media:
Joe Norton, 212-770-3144