At Artex, our guiding principal is to empower independence. How do we do this? First we start with our own 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 require 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 in order for them to make risk management decisions with confidence.
David McManusPresident & CEO
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 is now 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.
Jennifer GallagherPresident, Artex North America
Jennifer has over 30 years of insurance experience, and along with David McManus, 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.
Nick HeysCEO, 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.
Michael BurchillChief Financial Officer
Michael began his career in public accounting where he specialized in the insurance industry. From there, he has held CFO and other senior management roles at large insurance carriers prior to joining Artex. Michael is responsible for all accounting, financial, compliance and operational matters across the entire company.
Andrew ParsonsHR 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 ThompsettChief Information Officer
Stephen has more than 20 years of technology experience within the financial services industry. He is responsible for ensuring that Artex has a secure, compliant and reliable technology platform, which aligns to the company’s business strategy and financial operating plans.
Reporting into our executive leadership team are a tremendous team of individuals with backgrounds in insurance, operations, finance, sales and marketing.