Insurance

MetLife named its EMEA head as CEO of Japan unit

MetLife announced that Eric CLURFAIN, currently Executive Vice President and Head of EMEA, has been named Chairman, President and CEO of MetLife Japan - the company's second largest market globally and its largest retail life insurance business, effective Feb. 1, 2019, following approvals.

American International Group appoints new CFO

American International Group announced that it has appointed Mark LYONS to the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He succeeds Sid SANKARAN, who will remain at AIG in an advisory capacity through the year-end reporting process for fiscal year 2018.

A.M. Best removes from under review with negative implications and affirms credit ratings of Sirius International Group, Ltd.

On November 29 A.M. Best removed from under review with negative implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of "a" of Sirius Bermuda Insurance Company Ltd., Sirius International Insurance Corporation (Sweden) and its subsidiary, Sirius America Insurance Company (New York).