Heather Masterson to be Honored as Business Insurance 2013 Woman To Watch

Chicago December 3, 2013 -

Totten Insurance Group (TIG), a wholesale division of Hub International Limited, announced today that Heather Masterson, President & CEO has been selected as one of the Business Insurance 2013 Women To Watch. She will be honored at the annual Women To Watch Leadership Workshop and Awards Luncheon in New York City on December 3, 2013.

Launched in 2006, the Women To Watch feature spotlights 25 women who are doing outstanding work in commercial insurance, reinsurance, risk management, advancement of women in business employee benefits and related fields.  Each year's honorees are selected by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance who consider various criteria, including recent professional achievements, influence on the marketplace and contributions to the.   

Prior to her role leadingTIG, Heather has held several executive positions at HUB International and AIG. Heather is currently focused on three key initiatives at TIG; flight to quality for talent & diversity, best in class products & services and IT improvements in order to nurture the business and stimulate profitable growth. She is also a member of the Executive Women in Insurance Network (EWIN) Board of Directors, Chair of the Insurance Institute CIP Professionals Society and sits on the Governing Council at the IIO as VP Professional division.  

"TIG has a very exciting future under Heather's leadership and we are privileged to be recipients of her tutelage," said Barb Dinan, Vice President & CCO. "Heather's balanced approach leads TIG   externally to set and achieve our corporate goals, while building a collaborative team, who has the resources and opportunities for success."

"Heather has always been a leader in the industry, with her depth of knowledge, expertise and willingness to help colleagues and clients. Heather is not just a fantastic person to work with; she is a smart, talented woman with a great sense of humor and is a pleasure to be around. It is no surprise that she has achieved this honor." said Valerie Cusano, President of Iridium Risk Services.  

With a new corporate office located downtown Toronto, TIG   is Canada's leading national MGA provider with specialized underwriting in: Complex & hard to place business, Security Services, Roofers (including Hot Works), Cross Border Underwriting, Construction, COC, Wrap Ups & Professional Indemnity, EIL, Remediation/Asbestos Removal and more. For more information, visit: www.tottengroup.com

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services through offices located in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Brazil.



Cara Siegel
Hub International Limited
Director, Corporate Brand Management and Media Relations
Phone: 516.677.4992

Chris Shepherd
Totten Insurance Group
Design & Communications Specialist
Phone: 647-826-1416

Source: HUB International Limited