Allied World has named its new CEO for the company’s global reinsurance operations as John Bender, who has overseen the company’s reinsurance platform globally since 2011.
Bender joined Allied World in 2007 as the chief operating officer of Allied World Reinsurance Company where he was responsible for expanding the company’s US reinsurance platform and for overseeing day-to-day operations. Since December 2011, he has assumed responsibility for providing strategic leadership and executing business strategies for the company’s global reinsurance operations.
Prior to joining Allied World, Bender held several senior management positions at Platinum Underwriters. Before Platinum, he held numerous claims and underwriting positions with St. Paul Reinsurance Management Company.
Scott Carmilani, president & CEO for Allied World, says: “Over the years John has taken on any assignment asked of him and has shown great skill, team work, and leadership as we added to our treaty operations in the US and abroad. Under John’s leadership our reinsurance business has grown significantly, and most importantly, prospered, delivering impressive results for our company.”