National Underwriters Living Legends: #1 Maurice ‘Hank’ Greenberg: Profit Prophet, by Bryant Rousseau, PropertyCasualty360.com
Accountants Club of America, New York. Speaker.
Ron Shelp becomes a blogger on Forbes.com. Greenberg Watch follows former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg through legal ordeals and new business ventures.
Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG's Corporate Suicide, a new book about the AIG crisis by Roddy Boyd, makes multiple references to Fallen Giant.
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires in Great Barrington; Speaker.
Business Law Society of Hofstra Law School; Speaker.
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, MBA Finance Association; Speaker.
The Finance Professionals’ Post. Book Review of Fallen Giant.
CNBC Squawk Box: “AIG’s Next Chapter.” Segment featuring Ron Shelp. Video.
Wissen.de. “AIG meldet sich zurück (AIG is Back)” Ron Shelp quoted.
CNBC: Banking on AIG’s Bailout. “AIG was a top S&P 500 performer in 2010, but can it continue the momentum in 2011? Ron Shelp , the former vice president of AIG, weighs in. Watch the segment.
Politico.com: “Bet again on AIG? Count me in. I lost $2.5 million on American International Group stock in 2008. But I still want to be among the first to purchase new company shares in the next few weeks…” Ron Shelp comments on politico.com.
New York Times Dealbook: "Former Executive Bullish on A.I.G."
Fallen Giant is cited as a source in the best-selling book All the Devils are Here.
FreeInvesting.org publishes “Why AIA’s Successful IPO Could Become a Nightmare for Prudential” by Ron Shelp.
Seeking Alpha published Ron Shelp’s article, “Why AIA’s Successful IPO Could Become a Nightmare for Prudential.”
TheStreet.com “A Glimpse of the Post-Bailout AIG,” by Lauren Tara LaCapra.
Seeking Alpha: “No apologies from the man who crashed the world,”by rkshelp.
BNet: “Ron Shelp, Author, 'Fallen Giant'.” Bloomberg interview transcribed.
Metropolitan Club, Washington DC; Speaker.
Williams Club, New York City; Speaker.
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) New York Chapter, New York City; Speaker.
American Public Media: Marketplace, “AIG Restructures, Aims to Earn Money,” with Jeremy Hobson. Radio interview. Read the interview, get podcast, MP3 download.
Wall Street Journal, “AIG, from Shanghai to Bailout” by L. Gordon Crovitz.
Wall Street Journal, "The End of AIG's Asian Era", op-ed by Ron Shelp, in WSJ Business Asia. Article was reprinted in IndiaTimes, New Statesman, TreeHugger.
Telegraph.co.uk, “AIG to use Asian sale proceeds to pay off state debt”, by James Quinn, US Business Editor in New York.
BBC Radio World Business News, interview.
Business Exchange at BusinessWeek.com. Review of Fallen Giant.
Fox Business, “The Opening Bell, “Where AIG is Headed” on-air interview.
Moneylife, “Fall from Grace: An insider’s account of the astounding rise and stunning collapse of AIG and its legendary CEO”. Review of “Fallen Giant” by Sanket Dhanorkar.
National Underwriter: A View from the Press Box, “Will Hank Work Again With AIG?”. Posted by Sam Friedman, NU Editor in Chief.
Book review: “The Shady History Of AIG: Review of ‘Fallen Giant: The Amazing Story of Hank Greenberg and the History of AIG’ by Ron Shelp.” By Wilcox on knol.google.com.
BBC World Business News. Interview.
The Hindu (Chennai), “Businesses are built on simple calculations”. Review of “Fallen Giant” by D. Murali.
The Investment Professional (Journal of the New York Society of Security Analysts). Review of “Fallen Giant” by Arjun Kondamani.
New York Financial Writers Association: Speaker, Playwright Celtic Pub, New York City. See Fallen Giant photos of event “AIG Whiz”.
The Aleph Blog, by David Merkel. Review of book Fallen Giant.
Britainniaradio, UK interview with Ron Shelp. Replay of Financial Sense Newshour.
Financial Sense Newshour with Jim Puplava, Fallen Giant: The Amazing Story of Hank Greenberg and the History of AIG. On air intervirew with Ron Shelp.
The Telegraph (UK), “Lehman collpase: analysis at a premium in run-up to AIG’s failure”, by James Quinn, US Business Editor. At telegraph.co.uk.
Business News Network (Canada). BNN talks to Ron Shelp about "Inside AIG" on SqueezePlay.
Business Talk Radio Network, nationally syndicated Gabe Wisdom Show. Interview with Gabe Wisdom.
A.M. Best Video, AIG: Too Big to Fail, Part 2.
“Fallen Giant” book hits Amazon.com insurance best seller list – again.
Moneytalk with Bob Brinker. National syndicated radio program.
Stern (Germany), “Die Höllenfahrt”, by Katja Gloger, Cornelia Fuchs, Frank Donovitz. Author Ron Shelp quoted in retrospective look at the AIG bailout and the economic crisis.
A. M. Best Video, AIG: Too Big to Fail, Part 1.
TradingMarkets.com The AIG Effect: What Happened and Where To from Here?
FOX Business, Opening Bell. "Where AIG is Headed".
Paperback and Kindle editions of Fallen Giant issued; new books have three new chapters that describe Greenberg’s efforts to save AIG and rebuild his reputation.
Fox Business News, “America’s Outrage”, Alexis Glick. Ron Shelp and Wall Street Journal Deputy Bureau Chief for Money and Investing Dennis Berman discuss profit, new leadership, other events at AIG. AIG Posts First Profit in 7 Quarters
BBC World News Tonight. Live interview.
Global Reinsurance, “Who’s Next at AIG?”, by David Sandham and David Banks.
Blog: Reality Chick, “Working for Satan,” recommends reading updated edition of Fallen Giant. http://www.christinagombar.com/blog/?p=133 history.
NYU Stern School of Business. Presentation and discussion to Executive MBA students.
Bloomberg Television. Ron Shelp appearance on Asia Morning Call.
Charleston. Rotary Club of North Charleston. Breakfast speaker.
Daniel Island Business Association. Breakfast speaker.
Charleston. Speaker, Lead Investor Breakfast, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Charleston. Luncheon speaker, North Charleston Rotary Club.
United Radio Stations. Interviews with 10 affiliated radio stations from San Diego to Hartford, CT.
Rocky Mountain Collegian. “Yes, they took your money and thought it was fair" by Alex Stephens. Reprinted in TMC News. "AIG Bonuses an injustice to American taxpayer".
Atlanta. Luncheon speaker and book signing, Commerce Club of Atlanta.
Charleston. Luncheon speaker, North Charleston Rotary Club.
Atlanta. Guest speaker, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 2009 Annual Awards Dinner
ABC Radio Network. Interview with Warren Pierce of ABC Radio Detroit; broadcast reaches listeners in 36 States.
CNN. Ron Shelp interviewed on American Morning.
C-Span. Washington Journal. Ron Shelp discusses the current situation with AIG and its history.
Financial Times. “AIG furor transforms respected brand”, by Greg Farrell.
Fox Business. Interview with Stuart Varney.
Fox Business. "Countdown to the Closing Bell".
CNBC, AIG: Caveat Emptor, on “The New Economy with Erin Burnett”. Business.
Wall Street Journal, "AIG Can be Salvaged by a Breakup", op-ed by Ron Shelp. Business.
Fox Business. Appearance on “Money for Breakfast.”
Dubai Eye (UAE’s premier talk radio station).
LE MONDE, “La revanche de M. Greenberg”, by Sylvain Cypel. Article in leading French newspaper about Hank Greenberg. Includes excerpts from Fallen Giant. Read the article (in French).
The Guardian, “Hedge fund hotel yields up secrets”, by Andrew Clark. Article at guardian.co.uk.
“Mayfair's $60bn House of Horrors: Behind an elegant facade, financial whiz-kids working for AIG racked up billions of dollars in losses.” Buzzle.com
Huffington Post, "Looking for Bailout Love in All the Wrong Places", by Don McNay.
Fox5 News, New York. Five O’Clock News. Ron Shelp interviewed about recent news from AIG.
Fox Business. “AIG’s $61.7 Billion Loss”. Alexis Glick discusses AIG events with Ron Shelp.
Fox Business. Ron Shelp appears on ‘Money for Breakfast” with Alexis Glick.
Die Zeit. “Das schwarze Loch: Der Versicherungskonzern AIG trieb Amerika tief in die Finanzkrise – und kostet das Land jetzt mehr als jede Bank”, by Von Heike Buchter.
The Citizen, Profile of Ron Shelp, by Kathleen Head. [download the article]
Boston. Luncheon speaker, Boston Security Analysts Society: “The Tragedy of Hank Greenberg and AIG”.
Taiwan. Fallen Giant published and released in Taiwan by Wealth Group publishing.
“The Shady History of AIG: Review of "Fallen Giant: The Amazing Story of Hank Greenberg and the History of AIG " by Thomas Wilcox at Knol.
Proxy Partisans, “A Book About AIG”, Review of Fallen Giant.
American-Tigress.blog, reprint of Financial Times story, “Inadequate Cover,”
Walkosphere.blogspot.com, "The False Sense of Security..."
Financial Times, "Inadequate Cover", by Francesco Guerrera in New York and Andrea Felsted in London. Extensive overview of AIG under Greenberg, expansion into financial services, and events leading to the company’s current precarious position.
Directorship Boardroom Intelligence, "Greenberg Puts Blame on AIG Board" Cover”
Calgary Herald, “Why AIG had to be kept afloat; Bailout prevents further chaos in financial sector”, by Zachary A. Goldfarb and Binyamin Appelbaum (Washington Post)
theage.com.au, "Healthy otherwise, AIG has subprime woes", ” Zachary Goldfarb and Binyamin Appelbaum. (Australia)
NPR: All Things Considered, "In AIG Deal, Did the Feds Gamble Taxpayers' Cash?"
ABC News (online), "The Biggest Loser: Hank Greenberg, In a Matter of Days, the Former AIG CEO Lost His Fortune and His Legacy”
The Washington Post/washingtonpost.com, "On the Line for Others' Losses After Insuring Risky Mortgages, AIG Teetered as Defaults Rose”, by Zachary A. Goldfarb and Binyamin Appelbaum.
Fox Business News, Alexis Glick , "AIG's Market Impact", interview on the Alexis Glick morning news show. (Search “former AIG exec” to view video).
BBC BBC Radio 4, World Service Radio, interviews Ron Shelp.
Fox Business News: Alexis Glick, "Foreseeing AIG" , interview on the Alexis Glick morning news show. (Search “former AIG exec” to view video).
The Guardian (UK), "AIG gets NY state help to stave off cash crunch", by Lilli Zuill (Reuters).
The New York Post, "Hank's Aigita on Stock" , by James Covert.
Fox Business News: Cavuto, author Shelp is interviewed during AIG crisis. "Former AIG Exec on Management, Outlook" (search “former AIG exec” to view video).
FT.com, "AIG forms keystone of financial system", by Andrea Felsted and Kate Burgess.
Reuters, "AIG gets NY state help to stave off cash crunch", by Lilli Zuill.
Bloomberg, "Greenberg, His Firms Lost $3.1 Billion as AIG Plunged", by Hugh Son.
Insurance Journal: Closing Quote posted on insurancejournal.com, "What AIG's Fall and New CEO Mean to Insurance" by Ron Shelp
Best's Insurance News, “After the Fall, Fence Mending at AIG” by Alyn Ackermann
L'AGEFI Hebdo, “Hollywood Greenberg” by Thomas Carlat
La Tribune interview
8:30 to 10:00 a.m. American Chamber of Commerce in France, 156, Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris Event Details
18:15 Rotary Club Amsterdam International, Amsterdam Hilton Hotel, Apollolaan 138, 1077 BG Amsterdam
Evening Standard interview and podcast
City AM interview
Presentation, International Underwriters Association Market Briefing, Balls Bros. Wine Bar, Mincing Lane, London EC3 , 12 noon to 1pm.
12:30 Waterstones, Leadenhall Market, Book signing
AM Best interview
Financial Times interview
19:00 Rotary Club of Canary Wharf ; Davy’s Wine Bar, Fisherman’s Walk E14 4DH
Chinese-language edition of “Fallen Giant” launched in markets across China.
Published by Grand China Publishing House, which also published “Freakonomics” in China. According to the publisher, “The simplified Chinese version contains 180,000 characters or so and is expected to be priced at about RMB 38. The total number of pages is about 300.”
Best’s Review, “Future Impact”, by David Dankwa, Chad Hemenway.
Best's Insurance News, “Guilty Verdict in Finite Re Trial Is Mixed Blessing for Industry, Experts Say”, by David Dankwa.
Chiefexecutive.net to run “Fallen Giant” Chapter 13: “The Great Survivor Vows to Bounce Back” in online edition of CEO magazine.
Reuters “AIG seen posting loss on write-down” by Lilla Zuill: “ There are plenty of people who remember the golden (Greenberg) years," said Ron Shelp, a former AIG executive who reported directly to Greenberg and later wrote a book on him titled ‘Fallen Giant.’" Full article...
EverRich Holdings, South Korea, acquires rights to publish “Fallen Giant” in Korean language.
Union League Club – Book Fair, featured author
Faculty and students, Executive MBA program, Emory University
The Mariners Club, Atlanta
University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)
Forbes Asia publishes excerpt from “Fallen Giant": "Present at the Re-Creation."
The New York Times, quoted in “A.I.G. Takes a Hit of $1.95 Billion on Housing Investments”, by Joseph B. Treaster. Read the article.
New York Post, quoted in “Hank’s Cool Hand”, by Paul Tharp. Read the article.
Reuters, author quoted in “Analysts skeptical Greenberg can put AIG into play”, by Ed Leefeldt. Read the article.
The OPC Bulletin, monthly newsletter of Overseas Press Club: “Fallen Giant” featured in New Books
Yale Club, New York – dinner speaker
The Union League Club, NYC – dinner speaker
University of Georgia Magazine, vol. 86. No. 4. “Fallen Giant” listed in “New Books” section.
Financial Director (U.K.) Comments in article “Below the surface”, by Peter Bartram
CITY SPY, The Evening Standard (U.K.), “Fallen Giant” noted, with specific interest in book’s description of soft-boiled eggs at Morefar.
Knowledge@Emory, “Thought-provoking Tomes Tops Faculty Favorites”. “Fallen Giant” recommended by Benn Konsynski, a chaired professor of decision and information analysis at Goizueta Business School.
Broward Library, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Miami Rotary Club, Miami, FL
Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL
Eastsider, weekly newspaper, Ft. Lauderdale; article plus photo
University Club, New York – dinner speaker
2007 RIMS Conference, New Orleans – article on Fallen Giant in Risk Management magazine
Barnes & Noble, Atlanta, reading and book signing
University of Georgia, speaker, “Library Presents"
Watch a highlight of the meeting
Barnes & Noble, Salt Lake City, reading and book signing
Risk Management Magazine, “Fallen Giant: Ron Shelp and Goliath”, An interview with Ron Shelp
USA Today interview
New York Sun, “Hank Greenberg: From China to Spitzer to Cuomo”
by Jay Akasie. “Ron Shelp recalls the day Maurice 'Hank" Greenberg called him into his office at American International Group's Pine Street headquarters shortly..." read more...
Rotary Club at the Princeton Club, New York – luncheon speaker
Watch a highlight of the meeting
Knickerbocker Club, New York – speaker
Barnes & Noble, Citigroup Center, 160 E. 54th St., New York - book signing, 6:30 p.m.
Private luncheon speaker, hosted by senior executive, AON.
Family Club, San Francisco
Risk Management Risk Management magazine interview
Directors & Boards magazine – book review
China Grand China Publishing House, China, acquires rights to translate, print, and distribute Fallen Giant in China
“Fallen Giant or Comeback Kid? (A View from the Press Box)”
Friedman blog on nationalunderwriter.com
Sam Friedman reviews Fallen Giant in National Underwriter December 18, 2006
The New York Times
Roger Lowenstein reviews Fallen Giant in “The Foundation, and the Flaws, of an Empire”, Sunday Business, December 17, 2006
Fallen Giant top-selling insurance book on Amazon
Of 100 best sellers on Amazon that deal with insurance related topics, Fallen Giant is the top-seller
“Book: Greenberg May Not Regain Reputation”, David Dankwa, BestWeek Weekly Insurance Newsletter, December 4, 2006
Audio interview with AM Best editors.
Book launch event, New York City
Book signing, 1 to 3 PM, Chatham Book Store
Main Street, Chatham, NY
Les XXVI Dinner, New York - speaker
Biz Radio Network, live interview