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Joe Connelly

President, US Central Zone

Joe Connelly serves as President of the South Central Zone for the General Insurance operations of AIG. General Insurance is the business division thatserves the Commercial Insurance markets. Joe is responsible for leading thestrategy, execution and delivery of General Insurance’s core businesses andservice capabilities to its clients, brokers and agents. The South Central Zoneis comprised of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Mississippi.


Through his tenure in the insurance industry, Joe brings experience in leadership, regional operations, energy, major accounts and distribution in Texas and the surroundingmarkets. He joined AIG in June 2018 from Chubb, where he most recently servedas Executive Vice President in the North America Major Accounts Division.


Prior to his role at Chubb, and ACE Group’s acquisition of Chubb, he held the positionof Regional Executive Officer, Houston Region for ACE USA. Before joining ACE in 2008 he worked in the downstream energy industry for 17 years.

Mr. Connelly earned a BA in Business Administration from Texas Lutheran University and an MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas (Houston). And, Mr.Connelly serves as a Board Member for Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas, as well as Board Chair for the Southeast Division of the Insurance IndustryCharitable Foundation (IICF).

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