Fred S. Hubbell was a member of the Executive Board and Chairman of Insurance and Asset Management Americas for ING Group, a Netherlands-based banking, insurance and asset management company, and served as an Executive Board Member from 2000 through 2006.
Mr. Hubbell became Chairman of Insurance and Asset Management Americas in 2004 and was previously Chairman of the Executive Committees of the Americas and Asia/Pacific beginning in January 2000. Mr. Hubbell has also been responsible for National Netherlanden, ING's largest Dutch insurance company, and ING's asset management operations throughout Europe since May 2004. Mr. Hubbell elected to retire from ING Group's Executive Board effective April 2006 and has returned to the United States. From February 1999 until January 2000, Mr. Hubbell was a member of the Executive Committee of Financial Services International for ING Group and from 1997 to 1999, Mr. Hubbell served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Life and Annuities Operations for ING Group.
Mr. Hubbell was formerly Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Equitable of Iowa Companies, an insurance holding company, serving in his position as Chairman from 1993 to 1997, and as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1989 to 1997. Mr. Hubbell served in various capacities with Equitable of Iowa Companies since 1983, in addition to serving as Chairman of Younker's, a department store chain and subsidiary of Equitable of Iowa Companies, from 1985 until 1992, when the retail subsidiary was sold. On December 31, 2012, Mr. Hubbell was elected as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of ING U.S., Inc. Mr. Hubbell is also an attorney.