NEW YORK — American International Group (NYSE: AIG) today announced that Edward L. Dandridge has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, effective October 16, 2023. Mr. Dandridge will report to Peter Zaffino, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, and serve on AIG’s Executive Leadership Team.
Mr. Dandridge will lead the global teams that shape AIG’s corporate reputation including Brand, Marketing, and External and Internal Communications, and he will closely collaborate with AIG’s Investor Relations, Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility teams. He will support AIG businesses around the world in advancing AIG’s global brand in the marketplace and will work with them to strategically position our businesses for continued growth and profitability.
Mr. Zaffino said, “In recent years, we have made significant progress in positioning AIG for long-term profitable growth. I am pleased to welcome Ed back to AIG and look forward to working with him at this important time as we enter the next phase of our journey of being a top performing global insurer. Ed has a proven track record of partnering with the business to best position us to add meaningful value to our customers and distribution partners, along with other stakeholders.”
Mr. Dandridge said, “AIG is an iconic company, and I am honored to re-join the team as it continues to build upon its remarkable business turnaround and transformation in the insurance industry. I am fortunate to once again work alongside AIG’s incredibly talented and committed colleagues around the world. I look forward to working with Peter and the impressive executive team he has assembled to strengthen the AIG brand in the marketplace and position AIG for continued growth and leadership.”
During his prior tenure at AIG, Ed served as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of General Insurance and was a member of the leadership team that led the transformational turnaround of the General Insurance business.
With more than 30 years of leadership experience, Ed is a member of the President’s Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Ed is the Chair of the Susan G. Komen National Board of Directors; and is a Director of the Executive Leadership Council. Most recently, Ed served as President of ScaleWith, a social impact technology company. Ed’s previous leadership roles include SVP, Chief Communications Officer of Boeing, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of Marsh & McLennan, and President & CEO of the National Association of Investment Companies.
Mr. Dandridge holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University, with honors, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.