LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that it has appointed Sara Owens to a new position: senior vice president, engagement. In this role Owens will be responsible for engaging key constituents of the HUB International Los Angeles operation including but not limited to: community leaders, business owners, professional associations, strategic partners, clients and employees. In addition, she will play a key role in identifying and nurturing insurance brokerage acquisition opportunities. She will report to Andrew Forchelli, regional president of HUB International Los Angeles. Previously, Sara was a vice president at HUB International.
"I am pleased that Sara has ascended into this senior executive role and will continue to add value to the HUB organization," said Andrew Forchelli, "She is an effective leader with a phenomenal track record in building relationships, which will enable her to strengthen HUB's community ties and create additional opportunities for growth."
Owens is an accomplished insurance professional, who shines in client service, leadership skills and business acumen. She has been interviewed by KTLA on a variety of insurance topics, was a featured author in the American Bar Association's book on the Video Game industry, and has spoken at conferences across the country on insurance and leadership topics. She was instrumental in architecting and launching a professional development program, HUB Women, which has inspired hundreds of employees across the state of California to become the "CEO of their careers." Sara also launched HUB's employee engagement efforts, focusing on on-boarding, training, wellness, and team building. Outside of the office, she is committed to giving back to the community as a volunteer, mentor, and coach.
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 through 300+ offices in the North America and over 8,000 employees. HUB Los Angeles is a $50 Million operation with 250 employees. For more information, please visit www.hubinternational.com.
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