AIG names Rich Baich as chief information security officer


American International Group (AIG) has appointed Rich Baich as senior vice president, and chief information security officer.

In this role, Mr. Rich will lead the firm’s global cybersecurity risk management program, the company said in a statement. He will work with AIG’s executive leadership team to drive information security strategy, with responsibilities including defining information security requirements, implementing technology solutions and providing oversight on information security risks. Mr. Rich will report to John Repko, AIG’s chief information officer.

Mr. Baich is joining AIG from Wells Fargo, where he served as chief information security officer since 2012. He was previously a principal at Deloitte & Touche. He retired from the military after more than twenty years of active and reserve service.

Mr. Baich was appointed by the President of the United States to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council in 2018, and serves on FEMA’s National Advisory Council as its cybersecurity expert.

Mr. Baich holds an MBA and a Master of Science degree in management from the University of Maryland University College, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy. He is also a Joint Forces Staff College and Naval War College graduate.

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