Chicago, January 21, 2021 — Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading full-service global insurance broker, announced today that it has named Chet Rhoads, as President and CEO of HUB International HDH, LLC (HUB HDH), which includes and covers existing operations in Columbus, Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Mr. Rhoads succeeds current President Tony Kocis, who will assume a leadership role for HUB’s regional Transportation Specialty.
As President and CEO, Mr. Rhoads will be responsible for managing the region’s commercial, personal and employee benefits divisions of insurance, while providing the continued delivery of tailored solutions and unrelenting advocacy to HUB clients. He plans to drive efficiencies within the business through enhanced processes related to multichannel servicing and delivery, and a strong focus on strategic talent acquisition. He will report to Charles J. Brophy, East Regional President of HUB.
“Chet has developed a robust sales culture,” said Mr. Brophy. “His relentless efforts to create an environment of delivering the best solutions to our clients has been instrumental in driving HUB’s success. He is well-respected across the industry, inspires our employees and truly embodies HUB’s values.”
Mr. Rhoads previously held the role of Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the region. Mark Hondru will now assume the role of CSO. Mr. Rhoads joined HUB as a part of the HDH acquisition in 2015. Following the acquisition, Mr. Rhoads assumed oversight for revenue production for the region. During his time as CSO, he has helped expand the HUB brand in Pennsylvania and Ohio by building a team of industry leaders. Mr. Rhoads began his insurance career in sales roles in 1988.
“My focus is on the continued growth in this region, as well as the long-term career development of our employees,” said Mr. Rhoads. “There is so much opportunity in the Western Pennsylvania and Columbus, Ohio community, and I look forward to continuing HUB’s leadership position in the region.”
About Hub International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Hub International Limited is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing risk management, insurance, employee benefits, retirement and wealth management products and services. With more than 12,000 employees in offices located throughout North America, Hub’s vast network of specialists brings clarity to a changing world with tailored solutions and unrelenting advocacy, so clients are ready for tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.hubinternational.com