Our company forward.

At Artex, we empower independence. And it starts with our people. Many of Artex’s leaders built their own successful businesses by bringing creative, independent thought to the development of their risk management solutions. This innovation drives us to partner with our clients and empower them with the knowledge they need to make the best decisions today for superior outcomes tomorrow.

Day in and day out, our leadership team challenges each staff member to help educate our clients, so they can make risk management decisions with confidence.

Peter Mullen
Chief Executive Officer

Peter’s insurance career began over 30 years ago as an insurance broker in Dublin, Ireland before moving to AIG in Bermuda.  He subsequently joined Gallagher’s Bermuda operation where he helped found Artex in 1997, before leaving to become Global CEO of Aon Captive and Insurance Management in 2011. He returned to Artex in March 2019 to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, responsible for running one of the largest insurance management firms in the world, serving 1,500 customers through over 1,000 risk bearing entities licensed in more than 30 domiciles with more than 400 employees in 15 global locations.

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Jennifer Gallagher
President, Artex North America

Jennifer has over 30 years of insurance experience, and along with David McManus and Peter Mullen, helped build Artex from its inception. She is responsible for staff and business operations within the United States, including mergers & acquisitions, recruitment, branding, professional standards, product development, market management and new business production.

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Nick Heys
CEO, Artex International

Nick has close to 40 years of insurance experience, and joined Artex in 2014 via the acquisition of Heritage Insurance Management. Nick is responsible for staff and all business operations in Guernsey, Gibraltar, Malta, London, Bermuda and Cayman. This includes mergers & acquisitions, recruitment, professional standards, product development, market management and new business production.

Kathleen Faries
CEO, Insurance Linked Securities

Kathleen is responsible for staff and all business operations pertaining to Artex's Insurance-Linked Securities business, which operates under the brand name Horseshoe. She has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, across property and casualty broking, captives, underwriting and insurance management. Faries is a founding Director and current Chair of WeSpeak Bermuda, a non-profit focused on building female public speaking skills and confidence. She is also a member and Chair of ILS Bermuda Ltd., host of the annual ILS Bermuda Convergence event; and serves on the Board of the Bermuda Insurance Institute (BII).

David McManus

David began his insurance career over 40 years ago with RSA and then AIG, before being recruited to run Arthur J. Gallagher’s Bermuda operations. In 1997 David spearheaded the creation of Artex Risk Solutions, and after 20+ years in the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, he assumed the non-executive role of Chairman in March 2019. 

Andre Perez
Chairman, Insurance Linked Securities

Andre has over 30 years of experience in insurance, reinsurance and alternative risk transfer and joined Artex in 2019 via the acquisition of Horseshoe Insurance Services Holdings Ltd. In this role he acts as an advisor to the business, with a focus on strategic business opportunities as well as mergers & acquisitions.

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Andrew Parsons
HR Director

Andrew brings over 25 years of HR experience to Artex. In this role, he is responsible for the people strategy across the global Artex landscape, including culture and engagement, reward and incentivisation, performance management, recruitment and retention, succession and talent development.

Stephen Thompsett
Chief Operating Officer

Steve has more than 20 years of technology and operations experience within the financial services sector and has been with Artex since 2018, previously as Chief Information Officer. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of Artex operations including our information technology strategy, operational efficiency, outsourcing and risk management.


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Brandon Marshall
Chief Financial Officer

Brandon brings nearly 20 years of financial experience to Artex. He joined the company in 2017 as Finance Director for our North American division and was promoted to CFO in 2019. He is responsible for all financial planning and analysis, accounting and compliance.

Felicia Stanczak
SVP, Marketing and Customer Insights

Felicia leads the global Artex brand and marketing strategy, centered on the distinct and complex needs of our clients and the organizations they serve. For nearly 30 years, Felicia has successfully applied her strategic approach and marketing experience to measurably connect Financial Services brands across their key constituencies and target markets.

Katie Stockmeier
VP, Strategic Initiatives and Communications

Katie is responsible for all internal communications, change management and strategic project support for Artex. With more than 20 years of experience in consulting, project management and process improvement, Katie has a strong track record of achieving successful business results through the planning and implementation of comprehensive solutions.