Hub International Announces Leadership Succession at New England Hub; Names Charles Brophy President and CEO and Announces Other Leadership Positions

 

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 Location:  Chicago
 Date:    2006-03-10  
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Hub International Limited (NYSE:HBG)(TSX:HBG) announced that Charles (Charley) J. Brophy will assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of insurance brokerage Hub International New England ("HUB New England"). Mr. Brophy will succeed Richard J. Palleschi, who will remain as Vice Chairman.

"Charley has been instrumental in helping Dick Palleschi and the other members of the HUB New England management team grow our business in the Boston area," stated Martin P. Hughes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hub International. He continued, "Charley emerged as an obvious choice to lead the strong management team there as they build on that momentum into the future."

Other HUB New England senior leadership positions include: Michael S. Chapman, who assumes the position of Chief Operating Officer while retaining his current role as Chief Sales Officer; William C. Brouillard, who remains as Executive Vice President and Treasurer; and David DiPerna, who continues in his role as Head of the Risk Management Department. These three, together with Brophy and Palleschi, will form the HUB New England Executive Management Team, with specific responsibility for organic growth, recruitment and acquisition strategies for the regional hub brokerage.

HUB New England, formerly known as CJ McCarthy Insurance Agency Inc., established in 1867, provides a full range of insurance products and services, specializing in property and casualty, personal lines and employee benefits.

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading North American insurance brokerage that provides a broad array of property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services through offices located in the United States and Canada. 

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CONTACT:
Hub International New England
Brokerage Contact:
Charley Brophy, 978-661-6832
charley.brophy@hubinternational.com
Media Contacts:
W. Kirk James, 312-279-4881
Kirk.james@hubinternational.com
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Heather Schneider, 312-279-4683
Heather.schneider@hubinternational.com
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 SOURCE :   Hub International Limited