AIG have appointed Ms Claudia Salem, CEO Singapore and Head of Country Operations, Southeast Asia, which includes Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Guam. Claudia will report to Mr Gaurav D. Garg, President and CEO, Personal Insurance.
Ms Salem holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut. Since joining AIG in 2003 she has successfully served in numerous leadership roles and has a strong understanding of the Southeast Asian region. Most recently Ms Salem was Global Head of Shared Services, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia leading strategic and organisational transformation, working closely with the consumer and commercial businesses to optimise services delivered to internal and end customers.
Ms Salem succeeds Mr Matt Harris, who is leaving AIG to pursue other opportunities.