AIG Names Cindy Leggett-Flynn as New Chief Communications Officer

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 23, 2016– American International Group, Inc. (AIG) today announced the appointment of Cindy Leggett-Flynn as Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer, effective, September 19, 2016. She will report to Jeffrey Hurd, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.

In this position, Cindy will be responsible for AIG’s communications strategy in support of its vision, mission, and values. She will oversee corporate brand and marketing, internal communications, media relations, and corporate citizenship activities to continue to advance trust and advocacy among AIG’s various stakeholders.

“Cindy arrives at AIG at a very important time as we continue the transformation of our company, and are on our way towards fulfilling our vision of becoming our clients’ most valued insurer,” said Peter D. Hancock, AIG President and Chief Executive Officer. “Cindy is a well-respected, results-driven strategic communications professional with a lead-by-example management style and more than twenty years of working with global companies. Her skills and experience will help AIG achieve its business, policy, and communications goals.”

Cindy was most recently a New York-based partner of the Brunswick Group LLP, a communications consultancy. She had previously served as Managing Partner for Greater China, based in Hong Kong, overseeing the firm’s offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai and advising both multinational corporations operating in Asia and Asian companies operating overseas. Cindy has also lived and worked in London and New York.

Joining Brunswick in 2000, Cindy advised on a diverse range of strategic communications projects including crisis, mergers & acquisitions, shareholder activism, capital markets work, integration and change communications, and corporate positioning. She also held a number of operational roles during a period of rapid expansion in the U.S. Cindy joined Brunswick after serving as Acting U.S. Head of Communications for biotech Chiroscience Group. She started her career in London and is a graduate of Cambridge University.

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today we provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, mortgage insurance and other financial services to customers in more than 100 countries and jurisdictions. Our diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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Source: American International Group, Inc.