Henry Haitz Joins HUB Carolinas Insurance Brokerage as Charleston Market Leader

Former publisher of The State newspaper joins prominent Southeast insurance brokerage

February 13, 2019 (Columbia, S.C.) – HUB Carolinas, a region of HUB International, the sixth largest insurance brokerage in the world, recently announced that Henry Haitz has joined HUB Carolinas as the market leader for its Charleston, S.C., office. Haitz is known well across South Carolina as a former president and publisher of The State, Columbia’s daily newspaper.

Most recently, Haitz was the president and group publisher of Hearst Connecticut Media Group, which includes four daily and five weekly newspapers including Greenwich Time, the daily newspaper for one of the nation’s highest net-worth communities. Prior to serving in that role, he was the president and publisher of The State Media Company.

Currently, Haitz is the owner of Homewatch Caregivers of Lakewood Ranch, a premier provider of non-medical, in-home companion and personal care services.

“Henry knows South Carolina, and South Carolina knows him,” said Tommy Suggs, President and CEO of HUB Carolinas. “Having connected with the business community regularly as a daily newspaper publisher here in South Carolina, he carries a deep understanding of the needs of our clients, from banks to healthcare providers to individuals—and every sort of business in between."

Haitz holds a Masters of Business Administration and Finance from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards in South Carolina, including United Way of the Midlands and Central Carolina Community Foundation.

About HUB International
HUB is the sixth largest insurance, benefits and risk services broker in the world, headquartered in Chicago, IL. Offering a broad menu of property and casualty insurance, employee benefits and personal lines, as well as investment and risk management products and services, HUB also brings unmatched global capabilities to international clients.

HUB Carolinas is a region composed of North and South Carolina, and headquartered in Columbia. Offices are located in Bluffton, Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Hilton Head Island and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Burlington, Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina.

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