25 October 2022Reinsurance

Bentele joins Nexus Underwriting US

Christof Bentele has been appointed as president specialty casualty for Nexus Underwriting US, effective immediately.

In a statement Nexus Underwriting said: “Christof joins us to lead our new specialty casualty division, the focus of which will initially be on product recall with strong future ambitions to expand across many diverse product lines. Christof is [a] globally experienced executive having previously held senior positions in New York, London and across Europe on both the carrier and broker side, most recently as a director in the alternative risk division of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).”

Bentele started at AGCS in October 2014 as global head of crisis management, before being appointed as head of global management and client solutions in July 2019.

Before that he was chief broking officer at JLT Group from October 2012 to October 2014 and prior to that he spent 12 years at Aon, serving as chief broking officer from May 2010 to October 2012.