AIG Names New President & CEO of Lexington Insurance Company

AIG Names New President & CEO of Lexington Insurance Company

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American International Group, Inc. (AIG) today announced the appointment of Jeremy Johnson as President & Chief Executive Officer of Lexington Insurance Company, AIG's Excess & Surplus (E&S) division based in Boston. He will report to Robert Schimek, President & Chief Executive Officer of AIG Property Casualty's Americas region.

The appointment is immediate and Mr. Johnson will be based in Boston.

Mr. Johnson most recently served as Specialty Product Line Executive, U.S. & Canada, for AIG Property Casualty, overseeing business lines such as aerospace, marine, environmental, SME, trade credit, political risk, and surety.

With AIG since 2000, Mr. Johnson has held high-level underwriting, sales, and managerial roles, including President of Cat Excess Liability, a division of Lexington Insurance Company; and Regional Vice President for Commercial Property Casualty, Midatlantic Region. He also spent several years in various roles in the Boston office of AIG Property Casualty.

Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Johnson was a director and officers liability broker for Sedgwick, Inc. and Marsh, Inc. He holds a BA degree in law from Oxford University.

"Jeremy is a veteran insurance and AIG professional, with demonstrated and extensive experience helping customers and brokers insure large, complex risks," said Mr. Schimek. "He is well suited and prepared to head Lexington and enhance its position as the leading global E&S platform. I look forward to Jeremy's strong and steady leadership at Lexington."

Certain statements in this press release constitute forward-looking statements. These statements are not historical facts but instead represent only AIG's belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside AIG's control. It is possible that actual results will differ, possibly materially, from the anticipated results indicated in these statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ, possibly materially, from those in the forward-looking statements are discussed throughout AIG's periodic filings with the SEC pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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