AIG Appoints Jennifer Waldner as First Chief Sustainability Officer
American International Group (AIG) in July 2019 announced that it has appointed Jennifer Waldner to the newly created a position of Chief Sustainability Officer. She will lead the development and implementation of a company-wide sustainability strategy, reporting to Thomas B. Leonardi, AIG’s Executive Vice President and Vice Chair, AIG Life Holdings.
Ms. Waldner will lead a “cross-functional team to drive global sustainability initiatives while influencing and mobilizing the execution of AIG’s sustainability strategy across the organization”.
Furthermore, to provide greater transparency into this strategy and align reporting activities with industry standards, AIG has issued its first Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) report.
Ms. Waldner has held positions within AIG focused on matters related to corporate citizenship and sustainability, most recently as Head of Citizenship for AIG Life and Retirement. Prior to joining AIG, she spent a decade in citizenship roles at State Street Corporation.
She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and earned a master’s degree from Boston University with a focus on community relations.