CHICAGO, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that Amber Kennelly has joined the company as Chief Human Resources Officer. Kennelly will be responsible for all HUB human resource strategic initiatives including talent acquisition and management, learning and development, employee relations, compensation, employee benefits and payroll.
"With a workforce naturally growing in its millennial population, attracting and retaining top talent is critical," stated Martin Hughes, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. "Amber's success in human resources and the insurance industry, combined with her background as a CPA with an MBA, will help further elevate HUB's human resources as a critical part of our overall business strategy."
Kennelly will report to Hughes and serve on the HUB Executive Management Team. Most recently she was Vice President of compensation and benefits for Allstate Insurance Company and prior to that was Vice President of Human Resources for Esurance, which was acquired by Allstate in 2010. She started her career in financial services with Deloitte in their audit practice and at LaSalle Partners as assistant controller. She then transitioned from the financial side of business, into serving as an executive search consultant with A.T. Kearney and Slayton Search Partners before joining Allstate to build an executive talent acquisition function.
"HUB is a very customer centric, entrepreneurial organization. I'm excited to support the employees that make that a reality," said Kennelly. "I'll be focused on ensuring we are attracting, developing and retaining the right people and are supporting them with tools, resources and infrastructure so they can excel at their jobs. I'm excited to help HUB employees deliver the best insurance and risk solutions to our customers and ensure they are engaged, productive and successful."
Kennelly received a BS in Accounting, graduating with honors from the University of Illinois, and an MBA with honors from Duke University. She has also earned designations as a CPA and Certified Compensation Professional.
About Hub International
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 from offices located throughout North America. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.
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