Based in New York, Wade will report to President & Chief Executive Officer, Peter Zaffino.
Claude Wade has extensive insurance industry experience having spent approximately eight years with Marsh LLC and Guy Carpenter & Company, both operating subsidiaries of Marsh McLennan, in multiple execution leadership roles.
Claude Wade joins AIG from BlackRock where he most recently served as Global Head of Client Experience and Head of the Atlanta Innovation Hub.
As Global Head of Client Experience, Wade was responsible for reshaping the global distribution ecosystem and improving the digital experience for BlackRock clients, revenue retention and efficiency improvements.
As the Atlanta Innovation Hub Leader and Office Head, he had overall executive responsibility for creating BlackRock's newest office and digital innovation center.
In 2017, He also served as Chief Operating Officer for BlackRock's Institutional Client Business where he oversaw day-to-day execution for BlackRock's largest business with over USD 3 trillion in assets under management and USD 3 billion in annual revenue.