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Peter Zaffino

Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance and Global Chief Operating Officer, AIG

Peter Zaffino is Chief Executive Officer of AIG’s General Insurance business, which is a leading provider of insurance products and services for commercial and personal insurance customers. General Insurance has over 30,000 colleagues in more than 80 countries and generates $35 billion in annual gross written premiums.

Mr. Zaffino is also Global Chief Operating Officer of AIG and serves as a member of AIG’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT).

Mr. Zaffino has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry. He joined AIG in August 2017 from Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), where he was Chairman of MMC’s Risk & Insurance businesses (Marsh and Guy Carpenter) beginning in 2015, in addition to serving as Chief Executive Officer of Marsh since 2011. Prior to his role at Marsh, Mr. Zaffino was President & Chief Executive Officer of Guy Carpenter from 2008 to 2011, a company he first joined in 2001.  

Before joining Guy Carpenter, Mr. Zaffino served in executive roles at several market-leading companies, including a portfolio company of GE Capital that specialized in alternative risk insurance and reinsurance.

Mr. Zaffino earned a BA in economics from Boston College and an MBA in finance from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is a member of the Boards of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund.