Chief Strategy Officer
W. Kirk James serves as Chief Strategy Officer on Hub
International Limited’s Executive Management Team. In this capacity, Kirk has
responsibility for strategic development and communications, as well as working
with the Company's office locations to leverage insurance carrier
Kirk acted as legal counsel for the brokerages that formed
HUB International and as General Counsel of the company through 2004. From 2005
through 2007, Kirk acted as Chief Corporate Development Officer, managing
people strategies, corporate organizational planning and internal
communications. Kirk then acted as President of the company's Central Region
(Canada and the US Midwest) in 2008, was named COO in September, 2009 and
currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer.
Kirk earned his undergraduate and law degree from the
University of Western Ontario (Canada). Kirk is a member of the Law Society of
Upper Canada (Ontario), the Union League Club of Chicago, and The Canada-U.S.
Business Council Chicago. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of
Metropolitan Family Services, one of Chicago's largest charities serving
families in need in the greater Chicago area.