Maurice R. Greenberg
Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg is Chairman and CEO of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc. He joined C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. as Vice President in 1960, a worldwide insurance and investment company.
Mr. Greenberg retired as Chairman and CEO of American International Group, Inc. (AIG) in March 2005, after serving as Chief Executive Officer from 1967 until March 2005. Under his leadership AIG became the largest insurance company in the world and generated unprecedented value for AIG shareholders. During the nearly 40 years of his leadership, AIG's market value grew from $300 million to $l80 billion. AIG was created by C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
Mr. Greenberg is Chairman of The Starr Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States. He oversees the disbursements of major financial support to institutions worldwide, in the areas of education (including scholarship assistance), medical research and healthcare, human needs, culture and public policy (including international relations and the environment).
He serves on the President's Council on International Activities of Yale University. He is the founding Chairman of the U.S.-Philippine Business Committee. Mr. Greenberg is Honorary Vice Chairman and Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, former Chairman and current member of U.S.-Korea Business Council, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Executive Committee of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. - China Business Council and the Business Roundtable. He is Honorary Co-Chairman of the Board of the United States-Philippines Society, Inc. and is Chairman of the Center for the National Interest. Mr. Greenberg has served on the Board of Directors of the New York Stock Exchange and the President's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. He is also the past Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Greenberg is Board Member and Chairman Emeritus of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Foundation, Inc. He serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Weill Medical School of Cornell University, is a Trustee Emeritus of The Rockefeller University, a Life Trustee of New York University, and a Trustee of The Manhattan Institute. He is on the Board of Overseers of the International Rescue Committee and is active in a number of other civic and charitable organizations.
In 1990, Mr. Greenberg was appointed by Mr. Zhu Rongji, then Mayor of Shanghai, to be the first Chairman of the International Business Leaders' Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai. In 1994, Mr. Greenberg was appointed Senior Economic Advisor to the Beijing Municipal Government. He was awarded "Honorary Citizen of Shanghai" in 1997. He is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua School of Economics and Management, a Member of the International Advisory Council of the China Development Research Foundation and China Development Bank.
Mr. Greenberg received his pre-law certificate from the University of Miami and an LL.B from New York Law School in 1950. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1953. He has been granted honorary degrees from a number of institutions, including New York Law School, Brown University, Middlebury College, and The Rockefeller University.
Mr. Greenberg served in the U. S. Army in Europe during World War II and in the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Captain. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star.
Mr. Greenberg is married and has four children.