New A.I.G. C.E.O. Sends McKinsey Packing

While Conde Nast begins to grapple with the recommendation of those surprisingly stylish McKinsey staffers, A.I.G. is throwing them out.

McKinsey was preparing a plan for the financial giant that was titled, rather cryptically, “Project Destiny,” but the company’s C.E.O., Robert Benmosche, decided that the company has too many advisers already.

“I am busy getting lists of bankers, lists of lawyers, how many consultants we have,” he grumbled in a document obtained by Bloomberg News. Mr. Benmosche plans to come up with his own vision, which sounds about like Fran Lebowitz when we asked her about McKinsey a few weeks ago: “If I needed advice I’d ask myself!”