FWD Group announced the appointment of Mr Robert Schimek as managing director and group COO.
Mr Schimek has extensive international leadership experience in the global insurance industry. He was most recently President and CEO of AIG’s global commercial insurance business. In this role he was responsible for the company’s global property, casualty, financial lines and specialty products and services.
Previously, he was CEO of the Americas for AIG, responsible for its insurance operations in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Europe, the Middle East & Africa where he managed all aspects of its insurance business for the region. Mr Schimek previously served as the CFO of AIG’s global property casualty business and before joining AIG, he was a partner at Deloitte & Touche where he worked for 18 years.