AIG Name Returns to Canada; AIG Canada Launches New Website at www.aig.ca
TORONTO -- July 2, 2013
American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) announced today that effective
July 1, 2013, the Chartis brand was retired in Canada and that the AIG
Property Casualty insurance business in Canada will operate as AIG Insurance
Company of Canada (“AIG Canada”) going forward.
AIG Canada also announced today the launch of a new bilingual website tailored
to inform and meet the needs of the Canadian market at: www.aig.ca.
“AIG as a global insurance brand is back,” said AIG President and Chief
Executive Officer Robert H. Benmosche. “The re-launch of the AIG name marks a
significant achievement for our company. AIG’s new brand promise, ‘Bring on
tomorrow’ underscores AIG’s tenacity and ambition – to solve problems, to
innovate for the benefit of our clients, and to act as a powerful, global
“This is an exciting time for our company, for our clients and for our partner
brokers,” said AIG Canada President and CEO Lynn Oldfield. “AIG Canada is a
market leader in the Canadian property-casualty insurance business and
adopting the AIG name is a welcome return to our roots.”
Policyholders of AIG Canada will continue to benefit from the same
underwriting and claims expertise, as well as the same financial strength - as
evidenced by the S&P “A+” stable rating, Moody’s “A1” stable rating and AM
Best “A” stable rating that are currently assigned to the company.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance
organization serving customers in more than 130 countries. AIG companies serve
commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most
extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition,
AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services
in the United States. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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AIG is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty, life and
retirement, and general insurance operations of American International Group,
Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at www.aig.com. All
products and services are written or provided by subsidiaries or affiliates of
American International Group, Inc. Products or services may not be available
in all countries, and coverage is subject to actual policy language.
Non-insurance products and services may be provided by independent third
parties. Certain property-casualty coverages may be provided by a surplus
lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state
guaranty funds, and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.
American International Group, Inc.
Jon Diat (Media), 212-770-3505
Matt Gallagher (Media), 917-861-5570
Liz Werner (Investors), 212-770-7074
Philippe Riel (AIG Canada), 416-596-4021
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