Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage firm, announced today that Frances Horn has joined the organization as Chief Compliance Officer, Central Region, responsible for providing employee benefits compliance and consulting services.  Frances will be a member of the organization's Employee Benefits Compliance Team reporting to Ron Agypt, Chief Sales Officer, Employee Benefits.

Most recently, Ms. Horn served as Senior Vice President, Operations Manager, National Legal & Research Group with Willis, based in Pittsburgh, PA, where she was responsible for assisting external clients and internal associates through education and guidance on strategic and compliance issues for employee benefits and related human resource programs. She held various positions at Willis, N.A., including the NLRG Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Atlantic Region and Human Resources Director. Frances has 23 years of responsibilities with health and welfare plan compliance and legislative analysis. Her expertise includes all aspects of health care reform, ERISA, COBRA administration, HIPAA duties, and related statutory and regulatory obligations.

Frances holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Duquesne University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Geneva College. Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, she holds a professional certification by the Society for Human Resource Management, and is a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Programs.

Ron Agypt, Chief Sales Officer, Hub International Employee Benefits, stated, "Given Frances' extensive background in employee benefits and health care reform, we are extremely pleased to have her on our national compliance team during this critical time for our industry. We are confident that her deep expertise in the many facets of health care will be a powerful addition to our operations."

Headquartered in Chicago, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage providing property, casualty, risk management, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Brazil. 



Cara Siegel
HUB International Limited
Director of Corporate Brand Management/Media Relations
Phone: (516) 677-4992 

Source: HUB International Limited