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Holt to succeed Mullen as Artex CEO

Gallagher’s executive vice president, Zeb Holt, will be made Artex CEO effective 1 July, before succeeding current Artex CEO and co-founder, Peter Mullen on 1 January, 2025. 

Mullen will be appointed Artex Risk Solutions chairman effective 1 January, 2025.

Artex is the captive management and consulting arm of broker Gallagher, also providing insurance management services in the insurance linked securities and general market.

Holt began his insurance career as an intern with Gallagher in 2004. During his tenure has held brokerage and sales leadership positions within Gallagher and Artex.

Most recently, he was Gallagher’s area president of South Florida, before moving into his current role in 2018 as regional EVP for Florida.

Artex Risk Solutions launched a new group captive in March to address risks associated with transportation, trucking for hire, convenience store operators and petroleum marketers in the United States.

In July, Artex Risk Solutions appointed Joni Steffen as a client services director of its Cayman office.