Hub International acquires marine book of business

Hub International Limited, a global insurance brokerage, announced today that it has hired marine specialist, Blake Murphy, and acquired his book of business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Southeastern Massachusetts, Mr. Murphy will join Hub New England as Vice President and Director of Hub Marine, New England, bringing extensive expertise in the marine industries, specifically within marine construction, marinas/shipyards, ocean science and seafood imports/distributions. Beyond his marine practice experience, Mr. Murphy specializes in commercial insurance products for environmental, construction and manufacturing industries, as well as personal insurance products for high net worth individuals and families.

“We are thrilled to have Blake join our New England team to help us strengthen and further develop our retail marine practice in a leadership role, as well as, expand his other industry expertise,” said Shawn McLaughlin, CSO for Hub New England. “Blake’s experience will be instrumental as we continue to deepen our specialty capabilities.”