AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
NOMINATING AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE CHARTER
(Adopted March 17, 2004)

I. Purpose of Committee

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”) (a) identifies individuals qualified to become Board members, consistent with the criteria approved by the Board, and recommends individuals to the Board for nomination, election, or appointment as members of the Board and its committees, (b) advises the Board on corporate governance matters, including developing and recommending to the Board a set of corporate governance principles for AIG and (c) oversees the evaluation of the Board of AIG.

II. Committee Membership

The Committee shall be comprised of at least three directors, each of whom shall serve at the pleasure of the Board and be “independent” under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (“NYSE”) and any other applicable, law, rule, or regulation. The Board shall appoint a chairperson of the Committee.

Determinations of independence shall be made by the Board as the Board interprets such qualifications in its business judgment and in accordance with applicable law and regulation and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and NYSE rules and standards.

III. Organization

The Committee will meet at least four times a year or more frequently as it deems necessary or appropriate to carry out its responsibilities.

The chairperson shall, in consultation with other Committee members, set the agenda for and preside at meetings of the Committee. The Secretary of AIG or another designated individual shall record and keep minutes of all Committee meetings.

IV. Committee Duties and Responsibilities

The following are the duties and responsibilities of the Committee:

Nominations.

 

A.

To identify nominees qualified to become Board members for recommendation to the Board and, in each case, to provide the Board the Committee’s assessment of whether such nominee is independent. Nominees should meet the criteria set forth in AIG’s corporate governance principles. The Committee may consider candidates proposed by management, shareholders, and others.

 

 

B.

To review and make recommendations to the Board with respect to the composition and chairpersons of Board committees.

Corporate Governance.

 

A.

To develop and recommend to the Board a set of corporate governance principles, to assist the Board in interpreting those principles, to review and reassess the adequacy of those principles at least annually, and to recommend any changes to those principles to the Board.

 

 

B.

To oversee, in such manner as it deems appropriate, the evaluation of the Board.

 

 

C.

To make recommendations to the Board from time to time as to changes that the Committee believes to be desirable to the size of the Board or any committee thereof.

 

 

D.

To review the charters and, if necessary or desirable, to recommend to the Board changes in the duties and responsibilities of the committees, or the dissolution of committees or creation of additional committees.

 

 

E.

To advise the Board on corporate governance matters, including recommending practices that enable the Board to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

 

 


 

F.

Upon request of the Board, to review requests by a director, executive officer, or senior financial officer to waive a provision of the AIG Director, Executive Officer and Senior Financial Officer Code of Business Conduct and Ethics or AIG’s Code of Conduct, including, in each case, any requests with respect to an actual or potential conflict of interest, and to recommend to the Board any action with respect thereto.

Other Duties and Responsibilities.

 

A.

To present a summary of the actions taken at each Committee meeting to the Board.

 

 

B.

To exercise such other powers and authority as the Board shall, from time to time, confer upon it.

 

 

C.

To take such actions and make such determinations and recommendations as required to comply with the rules of the SEC relating to nominating and governance committee functions and communications between the Board and shareholders.

 

 

D.

To (i) prepare a report of the Committee, if the Committee deems it to be appropriate or desirable, for inclusion in AIG’s annual proxy statement and (ii) approve the disclosure with respect to the Committee and its operations required by the rules of the SEC to be included in AIG’s annual proxy statement.

V. Committee Self-Assessment

The Committee shall conduct an annual evaluation of its performance and report the results of such review to the Board. In connection with that annual review, the Committee shall also recommend to the Board any modifications of this Charter that the Committee deems necessary or appropriate. The format of the self-assessment shall be determined by the Committee.

VI. Resources and Authority of the Committee

The Committee shall have direct access to, and complete and open communications with, senior management and may obtain advice and assistance from internal legal, accounting, and other advisors to assist it. The Committee may retain independent legal, accounting, and other advisors to assist it, and may determine the compensation of such advisors, and AIG shall be responsible for any costs or expenses so incurred.