Artex Senior Leadership Announcement
Bermuda, 17th June 2019
Artex Senior Leadership Announcements
Artex Risk Solutions is pleased to announce a number of key appointments within its International Division.
Scott Cobon has been promoted to Managing Director, Bermuda with responsibility for the continued success and development of this growing office, which handles a diverse range of insurance management products, including captives, insurance linked securities (ILS) and commercial structures. With more than 10 years of experience in the Bermuda insurance management industry, Scott has been pivotal in the growth of Artex's ILS business. He previously worked as a treaty reinsurance broker in Sydney, Australia and began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Brisbane.
Rob Eastham is moving into the new role of Executive Chairman of Artex Bermuda. An industry veteran with 38 years of experience in the Bermuda insurance industry, Rob is a well-known leader in all aspects of the ILS and captive industry.
Paul Eaton has been appointed Managing Director, ILS with responsibility for driving the strategy, planning and growth of Artex ILS business across all locations. Artex has a complement of more than 20 ILS insurance professionals within its Bermuda, Cayman and Guernsey offices. Paul joined Artex in 2004 after a 13-year career with RSA in various underwriting and management roles. More recently he headed up Artex's International business development. Based in Guernsey, he is a Director of Artex Guernsey's ILS cell companies.
Mike Matthews has joined Artex as Commercial Director, Artex International. In this newly established role, Mike is responsible for the strategy, planning and delivery of growth for the international business. This role encompasses sales, marketing, product development and supporting client services. Mike began his career at AIG and is a seasoned industry professional with over 30 years' experience in structuring and developing complex and innovative Captive insurance solutions.
"At Artex we're committed to providing the best possible service to our customers by ensuring that we have the highest quality industry professionals," said Peter Mullen , CEO of Artex. "These appointments position our team for even greater innovation and growth in the coming years."
"Today's announcement is a great step forward in our ongoing commitment to succession planning and continues delivery of a market-leading service to our customers," said Nick Heys, CEO of Artex International. "We are extremely grateful for Rob's leadership and tenure and delighted that he has agreed to step into an Executive Chairman role, where he can continue to provide guidance and counsel to Artex and our customers. Scott is the natural successor for Rob in this role."
"Paul's new role fits perfectly into this structure and will allow us to focus attention on ILS products and innovation for which we are already well know," Nick added. "We will also benefit from the substantial experience and knowledge that Mike brings to our team."
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