Christina Pretto is Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, for American International Group, Inc. In this global role, Christina oversees media relations, internal communications, philanthropy, community relations, branding, and advertising across AIG.
She joined AIG in January 2009 as Vice President, Media Relations, after having served eight years in senior communications roles at Citigroup Inc., including as Managing Director, Global Head of Public Affairs, and Chief Media Spokesperson. Previously, she was Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Affairs for Citigroup's corporate and investment banking division, responsible for media relations, internal communications, branding, advertising, digital media, and community affairs in some 80 countries.
Christina joined Citigroup in 2001 as Deputy Director of Public Affairs. Prior to joining Citigroup, she was Director of Communications for Standard & Poor's, the global ratings agency. Before that, she worked for several years as a journalist covering global debt capital markets and U.S. public finance. She earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.