AIG has announced that Jeanne Edwards has been promoted to Chief Procurement Officer, AIG, and will be responsible for the overall strategy and performance of all purchasing and vendor services across AIG. Ms. Edwards will report to Shane Fitzsimons, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, AIG.
“Jeanne has tremendous experience and expertise as a procurement professional and I am confident that she will drive continuous improvement and operational excellence in delivering procurement initiatives, quality and supplier performance across the enterprise,” said Mr. Fitzsimons. “Just as important, Jeanne will reinforce AIG’s commitment to supplier diversity and delivering meaningful results as we make progress with our Procurement strategy.”
“It’s a privilege to step into this important role and to focus on creating value for AIG while delivering a more seamless experience for our business partners,” said Ms. Edwards. “Effective and efficient stewardship of AIG’s global resources is a crucial imperative and I look forward to driving our successful strategy.”
Ms. Edwards joined AIG in December 2021 from Precision Castparts where she served as Chief Procurement Officer. Prior to that, she worked at GE for 15 years in various leadership roles in global sourcing for GE’s Aviation and Healthcare businesses. Ms. Edwards holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Syracuse University.