The board of directors of American International Group has elected Thomas Firouz Motamed, who retired as chairman and chief executive officer of CNA Financial Corp. in 2016, as a director.

Motamed has also been appointed to the board’s Risk & Capital Committee and the Compensation & Management Resources Committee.

Motamed was chairman and CEO of CNA from 2009 to 2016. Prior to CNA, Motamed spent 31 years at The Chubb Corp., where he began his career as a claims trainee and rose to vice chairman and chief operating officer.

Motamed also served as a director for Verisk Analytics from 2009 to 2016 and on the board of the Palmer & Cay insurance agency from 2000 to 2005. He is a past chairman of the Insurance Information Institute and is chair emeritus for Adelphi University.