Nexus Underwriting taps leader for new specialty casualty business

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Nexus Underwriting taps leader for new specialty casualty business

Specialty MGA Nexus Underwriting has announced the appointment of Christof Bentele as president of its new specialty casualty business.

Bentele joins Nexus from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, where he served as a director in the alternative risk business. He has also run specialty casualty teams at Aon and JLT Group.

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“Since starting our US business, Nexus has concentrated on putting together a panel of blue-chip, A-rated insurance carriers and reinsurers that is truly second-to-none in the market, and I am delighted that this will now be well and truly augmented with someone of Christof’s caliber joining us,” said Adam Kembrooke, chief executive officer and president of Nexus Underwriting US.