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Kathleen Faries to succeed Andre Perez as Horseshoe CEO

12th April 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

ILS specialist and fund administrator Horseshoe has announced the appointment of Kathleen Faries as its next Chief Executive Officer.

kathleen-faries-horseshoe-ceoFaries will be based in Bermuda and work closely with Andre Perez, the founder and current CEO of Horseshoe who’s set to transition to Executive Chairman.

He’ll look to help the business continue its work in strategic business opportunities as well as mergers & acquisitions.

Faries joins with over 30 years’ experience across property and casualty broking, captives, underwriting and insurance management.

She most recently served as Head of Tokio Millennium Re, Bermuda as well as Chief Executive Officer of Tokio Solution Management.

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Prior to joining Tokio Solution she held executive roles with Marsh and Crump International in Bermuda.

“I believe the ILS industry has the ability, now more than ever, to make a significant impact on our society’s growing and expanding risk landscape,” said Faries.

“I am thrilled to be joining the leading global ILS service provider at such an exciting time in the industry. Having worked alongside Andre in the ILS industry for many years, it is a privilege to be in a position to take the baton from him and lead such a high- performing and dynamic organization into the future.”

Commenting on the announcement, Perez said, “I am delighted to have Kathleen join Horseshoe and lead our global team of talented and dedicated ILS professionals.

“Her tremendous depth and breadth of industry experience, along with her authentic leadership style, will be critical strengths as we continuously strive to add value to our clients and help them succeed in this ever-changing.”

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