Charles Brophy has been selected as the 2016 Insurance Professional of the Year
The Insurance Library Association of Boston announced this week that Charles (Charley) Brophy has been selected as the
2016 Insurance Professional of the Year. Mr. Brophy is the Chief Executive Officer and President of HUB International New England,
Mr. Brophy’s insurance career spans over 25 years and includes a wide breadth of experience involving business development and management experience both with domestic and London-based brokerage firms. Prior to joining HUB International New England, he served a dozen years as director of Bain Hogg Robinson LLC.
In 1996, he left Bain Hogg Robinson to join Hub International New England as its President and CEO, a position he has held for the last 20 years. Under Mr. Brophy’s helm, the Wilmington-based brokerage firm has grown over the past two decades to become the third largest regional insurance brokerage in the area, insuring over 40,000 households in Massachusetts alone.
A graduate of the Whittemore Business School at the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Brophy also is a member of the Advisory Council for various insurers including The Hartford, AIG, Arbella, Safeco, Travelers and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Library Association of Boston.
Prior to his career in the brokerage field, Mr. Brophy first began his career in the insurance industry as a Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter with the Travelers Insurance Company.
More about the Insurance Professional of the Year Award
Established in 2002 by the Richard Simches Fund, the Insurance Professional of the Year Award is presented each year to “…a person who demonstrates leadership and exemplifies those qualities that engender understanding of and respect for the insurance industry.” The selection process is conducted by a cross-section of the insurance industry and as such carries with it that added significance. This year’s award will be presented on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel during the Association’s Annual Insurance Professional of the Year Award Ceremony.
More information on tickets and reservations can be found on the Insurance Library Association of Boston’s website.