AIG CEO Robert Benmosche has been celebrated for the work he has done with the global insurance company, but he has also announced that he will be stepping down in the years to come. The person that will replace Benmosche will be tasked with focusing the company on prudent insurance underwriting and keeping risk in check.

In the following video, David Hanson and Matt Koppeneheffer discuss two possible candidates for the position and tell investors why this role is so vital to the future of the company.

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