Derrick is Vice President of HSB BI&I responsible for our Client Company business within our Reinsurance Assumed Division. Mr. Hughes is also responsible for Marketing and Advertising for the Company.
Mr. Hughes joined HSB BI&I in 1995 as a Marketing Service Co-ordinator and then advanced into a Marketing Representative role in 1997 based out of Toronto. In 2000, Mr. Hughes was promoted to Client Company Manager responsible for a portfolio of Client Companies. In 2005, he was appointed National Client Company Manager - Marketing, Advertising and Business Development Strategy; in 2007 he held the position of Director - Reinsurance Assumed; he was promoted to Assistant Vice President - Reinsurance Assumed in 2009 and Vice President in 2011.
Mr. Hughes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trent University, the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designations from the Insurance Institute of Canada, a Canadian Risk Management designation, and a Management Certificate from the University of Toronto. Mr. Hughes is a frequent speaker, conducting Boiler and Machinery seminars for the Insurance Institute of Canada and the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario.