Proteus Announces Gord Lewis as President of Firm
TORONTO, January 8, 2020 – Proteus, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hub International and one of Canada’s most respected institutional investment consulting firms announced today that Peter Henry is passing on the role of President to Gord Lewis. Peter founded Proteus 25 years ago and until now has been focused on running the firm as President and building the business.
Mr. Lewis is an expert in institutional investment consulting and has been with Proteus for 22 years, most recently serving as the firm’s Senior Vice President. Mr. Henry will remain an important part of the firm, focusing on the organization’s internal distribution opportunities and supporting a number of Proteus’ clients that rely on his expertise to guide their retirement programs.
“This is an exciting time for Proteus. We are coming off our best year in the company’s history and our reputation, brand and expertise continue to grow,” said Mr. Lewis. “Peter has built a strong team and a solid business and my job will be to support the growth and innovation he nurtured to continue to improve our client deliverables.”
With clients from coast to coast and over $18B in assets under stewardship, Proteus has become a key partner for institutions looking for guidance on governance, and investment solutions and strategies for various pools of capital.
“A good succession plan is paramount for the continued success and longevity of a firm,” said Mr. Henry. “This is the right time in the history of Proteus for this transition.”
About Hub International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Hub International Limited is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. With more than 11,000 employees in offices located throughout North America, Hub’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit www.hubinternational.com.
Proteus is a premier innovator and provider of pension plan governance and investment consulting solutions to corporate plan sponsors, not-for-profit organizations, trusteed plans, public plans, foundations and endowments. Since 1994, Proteus has delivered a unique consulting approach with the commitment of understanding client needs and exceeding expectations in a cost-efficient manner. For more information, please visit www.proteusperformance.com.
Gord Lewis, President
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