AIG Names New President & CEO of Lexington Insurance Company
NEW YORK -- April 29, 2013
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) today announced the appointment of
Jeremy Johnson as President & Chief Executive Officer of Lexington Insurance
Company, AIG’s Excess & Surplus (E&S) division based in Boston. He will report
to Robert Schimek, President & Chief Executive Officer of AIG Property
Casualty’s Americas region.
The appointment is immediate and Mr. Johnson will be based in Boston.
Mr. Johnson most recently served as Specialty Product Line Executive, U.S. &
Canada, for AIG Property Casualty, overseeing business lines such as
aerospace, marine, environmental, SME, trade credit, political risk, and
With AIG since 2000, Mr. Johnson has held high-level underwriting, sales, and
managerial roles, including President of Cat Excess Liability, a division of
Lexington Insurance Company; and Regional Vice President for Commercial
Property Casualty, Midatlantic Region. He also spent several years in various
roles in the Boston office of AIG Property Casualty.
Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Johnson was a director and officers liability broker
for Sedgwick, Inc. and Marsh, Inc. He holds a BA degree in law from Oxford
“Jeremy is a veteran insurance and AIG professional, with demonstrated and
extensive experience helping customers and brokers insure large, complex
risks,” said Mr. Schimek. “He is well suited and prepared to head Lexington
and enhance its position as the leading global E&S platform. I look forward to
Jeremy’s strong and steady leadership at Lexington.”
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statements. These statements are not historical facts but instead represent
only AIG’s belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are
inherently uncertain and outside AIG’s control. It is possible that actual
results will differ, possibly materially, from the anticipated results
indicated in these statements. Factors that could cause actual results to
differ, possibly materially, from those in the forward-looking statements are
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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organization serving customers in more than 130 countries. AIG companies serve
commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most
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