SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 3, 2009
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
||(Commission File Number)
70 Pine Street
New York, New York 10270
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 770-7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of
Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 3, 2009, American International Group, Inc. (AIG) issued a press release announcing
that the Board of Directors of AIG elected Robert H. Benmosche as President, Chief Executive
Officer and a Director of AIG. Mr. Benmosche will assume his new roles on August 10, 2009, when the current
Chairman and CEO Edward M. Liddy will retire. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this
Current Report on Form 8-K.
Also on August 3, 2009, Paula R. Reynolds informed AIG that she would resign as Vice Chairman
and Chief Restructuring Officer of AIG effective late in the third quarter of 2009.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press release of American International Group, Inc. dated August 3, 2009.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly
caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
||AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
|Date: August 3, 2009
|| /s/ Kathleen E. Shannon
||Kathleen E. Shannon
||Senior Vice President and Secretary
||Christina Pretto (News Media)
||Teri Watson (Investment Community)
AIG BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS ROBERT H. BENMOSCHE
PRESIDENT AND CEO
NEW YORK, August 3, 2009 American International Group, Inc. (AIG) today announced that its
Board of Directors has elected Robert H. Benmosche President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr.
Benmosche was also elected a member of the Board of Directors and will assume his new roles on
August 10, 2009, with the retirement of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward M. Liddy.
AIG and American taxpayers are fortunate to gain the commitment of Bob Benmosche, a highly
experienced executive who understands the challenges and opportunities of restructuring complex
organizations, Mr. Liddy said. Our stakeholders can look forward to a seamless transition and
rest assured that the work of rebuilding the value of AIGs businesses and repaying the government
will continue uninterrupted.
Dennis Dammerman, Chairman of the AIG Board of Directors Search Committee, said that Mr.
Benmosches experience is an ideal match for AIG. Bobs outstanding track record as head of a
major insurer and his success in business integration and execution of major transactions make him
well-suited to lead AIG in the next phase of its restructuring. We are confident he will continue
the substantial progress the company has achieved under the leadership of Ed Liddy. Ed answered the
call for public service amid an extraordinary financial crisis that has only now begun to ease, and
our company and country owe him a debt of gratitude.
Ed and his team have done a terrific job stabilizing AIG and implementing a strategy to
repay the Companys stakeholders, including taxpayers, Mr. Benmosche said. Now he has passed the
baton to me, and I look forward to continuing the race. With my AIG colleagues, we will focus on
this mission: maximizing the value of the companys assets and meeting all of our stakeholder
In addition, the Company announced that Paula Rosput Reynolds, Vice Chairman and Chief
Restructuring Officer, has decided to leave the company effective late in the third quarter of
2009. Paula has played an instrumental role in our progress, having divested operations around the
world and implemented a durable, long-term restructuring plan that has stabilized the Company and
provided time for asset values to recover, Mr. Liddy said. I could not have asked for a better
partner, and we all wish her well in her future endeavors.
Mr. Benmosche, 65, is former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of MetLife, a
leading provider of insurance and other financial services. Mr. Benmosche led the transition of
MetLife from a mutual to a public company in 2000. He joined MetLife in 1995 as Executive Vice
President responsible for business integration and product development, marketing and sales efforts
focused on MetLifes individual customers. Earlier in his career he served as Executive Vice
President for PaineWebber, Inc., where he directed the merger of
Kidder Peabody into PaineWebber. He also served in various capacities with Chase Manhattan
Bank from 1976 to 1982.
American International Group, Inc.
70 Pine Street, New York, NY 10270
AIG Board of Directors Elects Robert H. Benmosche President and CEO
August 3, 2009
Mr. Benmosche has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group since
2002. Mr. Benmosche served as a Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. He received
a B.A. degree in Mathematics from Alfred University in 1966.
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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. AIGs common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the stock
exchanges in Ireland and Tokyo.
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