Hub International Appoints James S. Barton to Lead Hub Barton


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 Add Title:  Hub International Appoints James S. Barton to Lead Hub Barton
 Location:  Chicago
 Date:    2005-06-10  
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Hub International Limited (NYSE:HBG)(TSX:HBG) announced today that James S. Barton (Jim) will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and President of Hub International Barton ("Hub Barton"), a Canadian subsidiary of Hub International. Mr. Barton succeeds R. Craig Barton, the founder of Barton Insurance, who will serve as Chairman.

"Jim Barton has demonstrated a profound understanding of our corporate philosophy and the values that have guided Hub Barton to become an industry leader in British Columbia," stated Martin P. Hughes, chairman and chief executive officer of Hub International Limited. "Like his predecessor, Jim has the leadership and management expertise to further develop Hub Barton's expansion and operations."

Jim Barton began his career with Barton Insurance in 1977. He was named Senior Vice President of Hub Barton in 1991 and President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2005. Barton Insurance became a Hub International company in 1998. Jim resides in Chilliwack, British Columbia with his family.

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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Hub International Limited
W. Kirk James, 312-279-4881
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 SOURCE :   CCNMatthews