Global insurance company American International Group (AIG) announced today the appointment of Constance Hunter as Executive Vice President, Global Head of Strategy & ESG.

Hunter will join AIG in early 2022 from professional services firm KPMG, where she has served as Chief Economist for over eight years. Prior to joining KPMG, she served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Global Fixed Income at AXA Investment Managers, and as Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Management.

According to an internal memo seen by ESG Today, in her new role, Hunter will help AIG accelerate progress to supporting businesses around the world as they navigate challenges, particularly related to climate change, and deliver on the firm’s ESG commitments. Hunter will report directly to AIG President & CEO Peter Zaffino, and will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Zaffino said:

“I am very pleased to add someone of Constance’s caliber to our leadership team. She brings a data-driven mindset and deep economic insights informed by a broad view that will enhance our ability to anticipate and analyze market trends, capitalize on strategic opportunities, and continue to drive profitable growth. Constance has a unique understanding of the critical role corporations like ours play in the global economic and environmental ecosystem, particularly in addressing climate change by advising businesses as they transition to sustainable energy solutions.”

Hunter added:

“I am excited to join AIG at such a pivotal time and to contribute to a transformation that is building focused, profitable growth for the company and delivering sustainable value to its stakeholders. I share AIG’s commitment to transparent ESG leadership and to being an agent of change in our global communities.”