Executive Leadership Team
Our executive leadership move us forward with a continued sense of urgency on four strategic priorities: narrowing our focus on clients, products, and geographies where we can grow profitably; driving for efficiency; growing through innovation, and optimizing our data assets and client relationships; and returning excess capital to shareholders.
President and Chief Executive OfficerVIEW PROFILE
Peter D. Hancock was named President and Chief Executive Officer of AIG in September 2014, when he was also elected to the AIG Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. Hancock served as CEO of AIG Property Casualty. He joined AIG in 2010 as Executive Vice President, Finance, Risk, and Investments.
Mr. Hancock has spent his entire career in financial services,
including 20 years at J.P. Morgan, where he established the Global
Derivatives Group, ran the Global Fixed Income business and Global
Credit portfolio, and served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and
Chief Risk Officer. He co-founded and served as President of
Integrated Finance Limited, an advisory firm specializing in strategic
risk management, asset management, and innovative pension solutions.
He joined AIG from KeyCorp, where he was Vice-Chairman, responsible
for Key National Banking.
Mr. Hancock is a board member of The Geneva Association, and a member of The Business Council, the Business Roundtable, the International Advisory Board of BritishAmerican Business, and the 30% Club. He is Vice-Chairman of the Together for Safer Roads Coalition. In 2014, he received the Corporate Citizenship Award from BritishAmerican Business. He is a William Pitt Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Mr. Hancock was raised in Hong Kong and later attended Oxford
University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in politics,
philosophy, and economics.
Executive Vice President and Chief Information OfficerVIEW PROFILE
Martha Gallo is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. She joined AIG in May 2015 as Chief Auditor.
Ms. Gallo has more than 30 years of experience from JP Morgan Chase,
where she served in a variety of executive roles, most recently as
Head of Compliance and Regulatory Management, and, before that, as
General Auditor. In recent years, she has worked extensively with
major regulators in key jurisdictions around the world.
Ms. Gallo’s strategic direction, deep understanding of risk and
control frameworks, and insights into the regulatory landscape serve
as touchstones for the entire company and the Board’s Audit
Committee.She is a graduate of Cornell University, with a B.S. in
Human Development and Family Studies and a M.B.A. in Accounting and
Finance. Ms. Gallo currently serves on the Board of the Battery Park
City Authority and is Co-Chair of the Women’s Refugee Commission
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment OfficerVIEW PROFILE
Doug Dachille is Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of AIG. He oversees the Science function. Before joining AIG in September 2015, Mr. Dachille served as CEO of First Principles Capital Management LLC., an investment management firm which AIG acquired and now operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Mr. Dachille is a proven leader in financial services and investments, with more than 25 years of experience in creating asset management solutions, and has a deep understanding of client liabilities. Prior to co-founding First Principles, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Zurich Capital Markets, an integrated alternative investment asset management and structured product subsidiary of Zurich Financial Services.
He began his career at JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he served as Global Head of Proprietary Trading and co-Treasurer, and built the hybrid derivatives business.
Mr. Dachille earned his Bachelor of Science degree in a special joint program through Union University and Albany Medical College, and later was a Pew Scholar in Medicine, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of Chicago.
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer ConsumerVIEW PROFILE
Kevin Hogan is Chief Executive Officer of Consumer. He rejoined AIG in October 2013 and is responsible for AIG’s Retirement, Life, and Personal Insurance businesses, providing annuities, mutual funds, life, health, disability, auto, personal accident, personal property, and service programs including extended warranty and travel insurance products and services. AIG’s Japan operations and the Consumer Claims organization will report to Mr. Hogan.
Mr. Hogan, who previously had a 24-year career at AIG, was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Global Life, Zurich Insurance Group, and was a member of the Zurich Executive Committee.
Mr. Hogan started his career in 1984 at AIG with American International Underwriters (AIU) in New York, and subsequently held management positions in Chicago, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore. In 1998, he was appointed President of AIG’s Accident & Health division in New York and was elected an AIG Vice President in 2001. In 2002, he also became Chief Operating Officer of AIU.
In 2003, Mr. Hogan moved to Beijing to assume responsibility for AIG’s partnership with the People’s Insurance Company of China. In 2005, he became AIG’s Senior Life Division Executive for China and Taiwan, where he was responsible for AIA China and Nan-Shan. In 2008, he returned to New York as AIG’s Chief Distribution Officer, Foreign Life and Retirement Services.
Mr. Hogan joined Zurich in December 2008 as CEO, Global Life Americas. In this role, he led Zurich’s life insurance business in North and South America, with accountability for Farmers Life and Zurich’s Latin America Life Operations. He became CEO, Global Life, in July 2010.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Council of Life Insurers, the Japan Society, St. John’s University School of Risk Management and the Chatham Day School. Mr. Hogan is a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Executive Vice President AIG Chief Operating OfficerVIEW PROFILE
Jeffrey Hurd is AIG Chief Operating Officer, overseeing Transformation, Human Resources, Global Business Services, Administration, and Corporate Marketing and Communications. Prior to 2010, he was AIG Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, with oversight responsibility for AIG's global operations and systems and corporate administration. Mr. Hurd was also Senior Vice President – Head of Asset Management restructuring, responsible for the sale of AIG’s external asset management business and the restructuring of AIG's asset management function. He also served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of AIG Global Real Estate from May until August of 2009.
Prior to 2009, Mr. Hurd was Senior Managing Director, Chief
Administrative Officer and General Counsel of AIG Investments, with
responsibility for the management of the legal, compliance, human
resources, finance, and business strategy functions of the firm. He
was also a Deputy General Counsel of AIG.
Mr. Hurd joined the AIG Corporate Legal Department in 1998. In 1999, he was named Associate General Counsel of AIG – Mergers & Acquisitions, with responsibility for all legal aspects of AIG's worldwide acquisition, disposition, joint venture, and strategic investment activities. In 2003, he was named General Counsel of AIG Investments.
Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Hurd was in private practice at Morgan
Lewis & Bockius in New York, focusing on private equity, M&A,
and other corporate transactions. He earned a B.A., magna cum laude,
in Political Science from Union College and a J.D., cum laude, from
New York University School of Law. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa
and is licensed to practice law in New York.
Executive Vice President & General CounselVIEW PROFILE
Peter Y. Solmssen is AIG Executive Vice President, Legal, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs and Government Affairs, and General Counsel. He joined AIG in October 2016.
Mr. Solmssen is an industry leader who, in his 35+ year career, has spoken at numerous conferences on the importance of fighting against corruption. Mr. Solmssen serves on the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development Secretary General’s advisory committee. Prior to AIG, Mr. Solmssen was General Counsel and Member of the Managing Board at Siemens AG from 2007 to 2014 based in Munich. During his time at Siemens AG, he was responsible for the company’s business in North and South America and served as General Counsel.
From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Solmssen held a number of senior positions at
General Electric Company, including General Counsel of GE Plastics and
General Counsel of GE Healthcare. While at GE, he led an industry-wide
compliance initiative that culminated in a new code of conduct for
diagnostic imaging vendors.
Mr. Solmssen was in private practice for 16 years, seven years at Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia as an Associate and then partner, and nine years as a Senior Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Philadelphia and Frankfurt, Germany. He also served as a law clerk for Honorable Clarence C. Newcomer, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Solmssen is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania Law School,
cum laude, and Harvard College, magna cum laude. He also studied law
at Brasenose College, Oxford University, U.K., on a Knox
Executive Vice President Chief Financial OfficerVIEW PROFILE
Sid Sankaran is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at AIG. Prior to joining the company as Chief Risk Officer in October 2010, Sid was a partner in the Finance and Risk practice at Oliver Wyman Financial Services, heading the firm’s Toronto office.
Sid is a financial services expert with deep background in capital, actuarial, risk, strategy, and performance management. Earlier in his career, Sid worked at Mercer Risk, Finance & Insurance Consulting and MMC Enterprise Risk, focusing on risk management, insurance company valuation, and mergers and acquisitions.
Sid holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree with a specialization in
actuarial science and graduated with distinction from the University
of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He serves on the Board of the Greater
New York chapter of the American Red Cross.
Executive Vice President Chief Risk OfficerVIEW PROFILE
Alessa Quane is Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for
AIG. In this capacity, she heads the Global Enterprise Risk Management
function and is responsible for all aspects of risk management across
the firm, reinsurance, and value based performance metrics.During her
nearly 20 years with AIG, Alessa has held positions of increasing
responsibility within Risk and Actuarial. She most recently served as
Chief Corporate Actuary and head of Global Actuarial and Value
Management, and immediately prior as Chief Risk Officer of AIG
Commercial Insurance, where she was a member of the AIG Enterprise
Risk Management Senior Leadership Team with responsibility for
managing risk across the global commercial insurance business. Alessa
has extensive experience in both the domestic and international
markets, having spent 13 years in Europe. She started the Pricing and
Corporate Actuarial functions in Europe and the UK after which she
moved to NY to start the ERM function for the international business
within Property Casualty.
Alessa is a member of the United Guaranty Board of Directors and also
serves on the AIG Pension Investment Committee. Prior to joining AIG,
she worked for Allstate in pricing and research for non-standard
auto.Alessa is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a member of
the American Academy of Actuaries and an affiliate member of the
Institute of Actuaries. In addition, she is a founding member of the
Casualty Actuaries of Europe, served as a member on the International
Issues Committee of the CAS, and is an active presenter on various ERM
topics. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Administration with a major in Actuarial Science from Drake
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Commercial, AIGVIEW PROFILE
Robert S. Schimek is Executive Vice President and CEO of Commercial,
overseeing AIG’s commercial insurance businesses worldwide. He is
responsible for the company’s global property, casualty and financial
lines products and services, including Commercial distribution,
underwriting, claims and operations.
Previously, Mr. Schimek was Chief Executive Officer of the Americas for AIG, responsible for the division’s insurance business in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EMEA, and Chief Financial Officer of AIG’s global property casualty business.
Before joining AIG, Mr. Schimek was a partner at Deloitte &
Touche L.L.P. where, for 18 years, he used his public accounting
experience to serve global financial institution clients, including
MetLife, The Prudential, and Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Schimek is a C.P.A. He earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Rider University in New Jersey and sits on the Rider University Board of Trustees.
Mr. Schimek is a member of the Board of Directors of BritishAmerican
Business. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Council
of the Americas and a member of the Board of Directors of the American
Insurance Association (AIA).