Chris Behling is Hub Head and Chief Underwriter, Managing Director, Life and Health Americas.
Chris joined Swiss Re in April 2017, leading strategy for the US Life & Health Division. In his roles at Swiss Re, Chris is focused on helping clients meet the needs of their customers, prepare for the future and ultimately close the $26T US protection gap.
Prior to joining Swiss Re, Chris worked at AXA where he led National Accounts, Business Development, Specialty Markets and Sales Operations for AXA's US life business. This was a return to AXA, the company where he started his career in insurance.
Chris was the President of Mollen, a healthcare services company employing 25,000 nurses to deliver healthcare services nationwide. Chris was President of Hooper Holmes Health and Wellness. Chris founded the division and grew it to become the largest provider of onsite biometric screenings in the country. He also oversaw their life insurance underwriting business.
Before making the switch to healthcare services, Chris co-founded, grew and then successfully sold LifeSource Executive Benefits and Insurance Services, a national life insurance brokerage agency focusing on distribution through wirehouses, banks and broker-dealers to BISYS (now Crump). Chris served as Senior Vice President of Sales Operations.
Chris received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College and a Master's degree in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. Outside of work, Chris is an avid artist, a huge music fan and most importantly a father to his two children, Cali B and Lola.