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AIG Vice Chairman Frank G. Wisner Announces Retirement.

NEW YORK -- Frank G. Wisner Frank Gardner Wisner II (1938- ) is an American businessman and former diplomat. He is the son of Frank Wisner.

Wisner is currently Vice Chairman of American International Group.
, Vice Chairman, External Affairs, has announced his plans to retire from American International Group
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American International Group, Inc. (AIG) (NYSE: AIG; TYO: 8685 ) is a major American insurance corporation based in New York City.
, Inc. (AIG AIG addressee indicator group (US DoD)
AIG American International Group, Inc
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AIG Artificial Intelligence Group
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Ambassador Wisner, 70, joined AIG in 1997 and served on the Board of Directors from 1997 until 2003. Before coming to AIG, Ambassador Wisner had retired from the U.S. government with the rank of Career Ambassador, the highest grade in the Foreign Service. He joined the State Department in 1961 and served in a variety of overseas and Washington positions during his 36-year career. Among his other posts, Ambassador Wisner served successively as U.S. Ambassador to Zambia, Egypt, the Philippines and India. Prior to his posting in New Dehli in 1994, he was Under Secretary of Defense for Policy The Undersecretary of Defense for Policy is the title of a high-level civilian official in the United States Department of Defense. The Undersecretary of Defense for Policy is the principal staff assistant and advisor to both the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of . Before that position, he was Under Secretary of State for International Security Affairs.

Commenting on Ambassador Wisner's retirement, AIG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward M. Liddy Edward M. Liddy is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Allstate Corporation. He is currently on the Board of 3M, Goldman Sachs and The Kroger Company.

    
 said, "Throughout his tenure with AIG, Frank Wisner brought his deep knowledge of international affairs and public policy to AIG's businesses in vibrant markets throughout the world. On behalf of all AIG colleagues who have benefited from his many contributions and tireless leadership over the years, we wish Ambassador Wisner the very best in the future."

American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a world leader in insurance and financial services, is the leading international insurance organization with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional and individual customers through the most extensive worldwide property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of retirement services, financial services and asset management around the world. AIG's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

World's largest marketplace for securities. The exchange began as an informal meeting of 24 men in 1792 on what is now Wall Street in New York City.
, as well as the stock exchanges in Ireland and Tokyo.
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