AIG has appointed Sachin Shah as CEO of Asia Pacific, AIG General Insurance.
Shah will be based in Singapore and report to Christopher Townsend, CEO of AIG General Insurance International.
Shah joins AIG from MetLife Japan where he served as chairman, president and CEO since 2013.
He currently serves as the president of The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
The appointment will be effective at the end of December 2018, subject to regulatory approval.
Commenting on the appointment, Townsend shared: “I am pleased to welcome Sachin Shah to AIG as CEO of our Asia Pacific business. I look forward to working closely with Sachin to deliver innovation and value to our customers and distribution partners in this dynamic region.”
Shah said: “I’m delighted to be joining AIG and the International General Insurance management team at this exciting time in the Asia Pacific region. I look forward to working with AIG colleagues across the region to deliver on our growth ambitions in these fast-moving economies.”