American International Group has named Kevin Hogan as chief executive officer of AIG Global Consumer Insurance. Hogan, who previously had a 24-year career at AIG, is expected to formally rejoin AIG in early October.

Hogan was most recently CEO of Global Life, Zurich Insurance Group, and was a member of the Zurich Executive Committee. He will become a member of the AIG Executive Group and will report to Peter D. Hancock, CEO of AIG Property Casualty.

At the same time, AIG’s global life insurance manufacturing will become part of AIG Global Consumer Insurance. AIG Life and Retirement, under the leadership of Jay S. Wintrob, president and CEO, will continue to be responsible for AIG’s retirement business, as well as the distribution of all the company’s U.S. life and retirement products.

Robert H. Benmosche, president and CEO of AIG, said putting the consumer and life products “under the same oversight is an important step in our work to become truly one AIG” and that AIG’s global consumer network will benefit from the success of the company’s U.S. life insurance platform.

Hogan started his career in 1984 at AIG with American International Underwriters (AIU) in New York, and subsequently held management positions in Chicago, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore. In 1998, he was appointed president of AIG’s Accident & Health Division in New York and was elected an AIG vice president in 2001.

In 2002, he also became chief operating officer of AIU.

In 2003, Hogan moved to Beijing to assume responsibility for AIG’s partnership with the People’s Insurance Company of China.In 2005, he became AIG’s senior life division executive for China and Taiwan, where he was responsible for AIA China and Nan-Shan.

In 2008, he returned to New York as AIG’s chief distribution officer for Foreign Life and Retirement Services.

Hogan joined Zurich in December 2008 as CEO, Global Life Americas. In this role, he led Zurich’s Life insurance business in North and South America, with accountability for Farmers Life and Zurich’s Latin America Life Operations. He became CEO, Global Life, in July 2010.