AIG announced that Mr Jim Wells is joining the company as Global Head of Digital and Social Media. He will report to Ms Cindy Leggett-Flynn, AIG's Chief Communications Officer.
In this role, he will help the company effectively leverage digital and social channels and provide best-in-class strategic support to AIG’s global communications network. He previously served as a Director at Brunswick Group in New York, where he was a senior leader on the digital team, with a strong track record of advising clients on how to use content to influence media coverage, build and defend reputation and drive business results.
Prior to joining Brunswick, he served as a Senior Vice President at Weber Shandwick, where he counseled companies on their digital programs. He also helped to develop Mediaco, Weber Shandwick's brand publishing offer, which earned a place on AdAge's A-List two years in a row. Earlier in his career, he advised pharmaceutical brands on how to operate in social media while controlling for all legal and regulatory risks. He started his career in New Jersey state politics, handling media relations and drafting policy proposals.