American International Group AIG) Europe, Middle East and Africa has appointed Mr Mohamed Ali Bouabane as CEO of AIG GCC and North Africa.
Mr Bouabane will manage AIG’s multiple country operations in the UAE, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon, and Morocco overseeing end-to-end operations including sales activities, service and support.
Mr Bouabane said: “AIG has a long history in the region, we have a deep understanding of our markets and excellent relationships with our business partners. These two factors combined will ensure we continue to have focused strategies shaped on the needs of our geographies. I am particularly excited with our reinsurance strategy out of the DIFC which will supplement our direct insurance operations across the region.”
Mr Bouabane assumes his new role after serving as the Asia Pacific leader for Accident & Health, Travel and Service programmes at AIG. Prior to that, he managed AIG operations across the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific, with core responsibilities for development and execution of digital strategies, accident & health underwriting, country distribution strategies, and managing large sales, distribution and underwriting teams. He joined AIG in 2007 from Blue Cross Blue Shield in Canada. He holds an Applied Physics Degree from the Andre-Laurendeau College in Montreal, Canada.
AIG is a leading global insurance organisation. AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions.