Kathleen Faries, Artex Capital Solutions
8 March 2023Analysis

Lifetime achievement award for Artex’s Faries

The CEO of Artex Capital Solutions Kathleen Faries has won a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Women In Reinsurance (WiRe) gala.

The event, hosted by the professional organisation for women working in Bermuda’s reinsurance sector, saw 200 industry representatives attend and highlighted the contribution of women to Bermuda’s reinsurance sector. Christie Hunter Arscott, the author of Begin Boldly, delivered the keynote.

Faries’ career stretches over more than 35 years. Early on, she worked in captive development at Marsh Management and business development for start-up brokerage Crump International. She then drove growth through product innovation and third-party capital solutions at Tokyo Marine Millenium Re AG. She eventually became CEO of Tokyo Marine Solutions and later head of the Bermuda Branch at Tokyo Millenium Re AG.

Faries has also served as an advisor to several start-up organisations and won multiple industry awards. She was a founding member and chairperson of ILS Bermuda, host of the ILS conference Convergence, and served on the board of WiRe from 2011 to 2017. In 2018, she cofounded WeSpeak Bermuda, an organisation that trains women to enhance leadership abilities through public speaking of all forms.