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AIG bringing 230 new jobs to Mecklenburg Co. with new technology center

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Multinational insurance giant American International Group (AIG) announced on Tuesday they are opening a new technology center in Mecklenburg County and bringing 230 new jobs with it.

The company plans to create 230 new jobs in North Carolina by the end of 2017 and invest more than $5.5 million in Charlotte, according to news release from the Charlotte Chamber and Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

"We're proud of the financial and professional services cluster that has formed in the Charlotte region, and AIG will be a welcome addition to the community," said Governor McCrory in the statement. "Global industry leaders know that Mecklenburg County and North Carolina offer them access to a large pool of available, highly skilled talent, a strong business climate and outstanding infrastructure, which is what entities like AIG need to succeed."

The AIG center will provide application development and management services for the company.

AIG is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries, according to the release.

The company is a leader in property casualty insurance, life insurance and retirement services, and mortgage insurance. United Guaranty Corporation, AIG's mortgage insurance division, is headquartered in Greensboro and AIG Property Casualty, AIG's property and casualty insurance division, has existing operations in Charlotte.

AIG expects to launch the new operation in 2014, being fully staffed by 2017.

Activities at the center will include the design, development, testing and deployment of software supporting various insurance functions that include underwriting, sales and marketing, digital channels, risk selection, risk rating, claims adjudication and claims payment.

Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual payroll for the new jobs will be more than $100,000.

For more information about AIG, including job opportunities, visit aig.com

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