AIG Names Damian Coory Vice President, Corporate Marketing and
Communications for Asia Pacific Region
NEW YORK -- August 27, 2013
American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) today announced the appointment
of Damian Coory to the newly created role of Vice President for Corporate
Marketing and Communications for Asia Pacific. Mr. Coory will report to
Christina Pretto, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, and will
also have a matrix reporting line to Jose Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer,
Asia Pacific. He will be based in Hong Kong, the new base of the regional
In his new position, Mr. Coory will be responsible for leading AIG’s corporate
communications operations and team across the Asia Pacific region, including
Japan, with regional responsibility for media relations, executive
communications, corporate brand, internal communications, and corporate social
responsibility and sponsorship initiatives. The communications teams in the 15
countries where AIG has operations in the Asia Pacific region will report to
“We are pleased to welcome Damian to AIG at this critically important time for
the Asia Pacific region,” said Mr. Hernandez. “The businesses within the Asia
Pacific are among the fastest growing within AIG, and we are confident that
Damian, a corporate communications professional, business leader, and
strategist, is the best person to lead our Asia Pacific communications team
under this new structure,” concluded Mr. Hernandez.
Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Coory was the Managing Director of Coory &
Associates, which he founded in 2004. From 2004 to 2008, while at Coory &
Associates, he also served as an in-sourced training partner to Edelman Public
relations in Hong Kong and Singapore. Before Edelman, he served as a Director
at Hill & Knowlton Public Relations from 1999-2002. Mr. Coory began his career
working in radio journalism, and held a number of broadcast and news reporting
positions from 1986-2000.
Mr. Coory is a lecturer at HK Baptist University in the Master of Arts
(Communications) program. Mr. Coory received his MBA from the AGSM in Sydney,
Australia, and holds a Certificate in Crisis Management from Harvard
University’s Kennedy School of Government.
“Damian is uniquely positioned to help advance AIG’s reputation in support of
our business objectives and the overall interests of the company,” added Ms.
Pretto. “I look forward to his strong leadership in this important role.”
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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
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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
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
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