September 28, 2019
American International Group, Inc (AIG) announced the appointment of Steve Eccles as its global head of aerospace and James Langdon joins as UK head of energy and constructions within its global specialty business.
Eccles will be based in London and will be responsible for driving business strategy for global Aerospace and supporting underwriting standards across the product line. He joins AIG from Argo where he most recently served as chief underwriting officer international and active underwriter for ArgoGlobal Syndicate 1200 at Lloyd’s.
Also based in London, Langdon will be responsible for developing and delivering AIG’s UK strategy with the global Energy strategy as well as driving underwriting performance.
He will take up his new role in April 2020, reporting to Peter Bilsby, global head of specialty.
He joins from Chubb where he spent more than 16 years and most recently held the title of global head of upstream energy. Langdon’s new role will be effective from December 2019, reporting to Gordon Browne, global head of energy & construction.
Bilsby said: “As we continue to develop the leadership team of our global specialty business and position ourselves for future growth, I’m pleased to appoint Steve and James to their respective roles. Our clients and partners will benefit enormously from the wealth of experience they bring to AIG, as we build a market leading global specialty business.”