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Hubbell Announces Organizational Changes Supporting Growth and Innovation


SHELTON,  CT.   (January  27, 2014) -  Hubbell  Incorporated  (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB)
announced today two organizational changes.

Bill Tolley, currently the President of Hubbell Power Systems, has been named to
the  newly created  position of  Senior Vice  President, Growth  and Innovation,
reporting to President, and CEO David G. Nord.  Mr. Tolley will provide focus to
Hubbell's  efforts to accelerate growth by leveraging the strengths of Hubbell's
three  operating units.   This includes  identifying business  opportunities and
driving  best  practices  in  mergers  and  acquisitions  as well as new product
development.

"This  newly  created  position  is  essential  to  meeting our long term growth
targets  and provides a  tremendous opportunity for  our organization to further
drive  innovation and best  practice sharing. Bill's  breadth of experience from
having  held numerous senior leadership roles  within Hubbell makes him uniquely
qualified  to  drive  this  critical  element  of  Hubbell's  growth  strategy,"
commented Mr. Nord.

Mr.  Tolley earned  his bachelor's  degree in  Mechanical Engineering from Tufts
University   and   his  MBA  from  the  Wharton  School  at  the  University  of
Pennsylvania.

With  the appointment  of Mr.  Tolley to  his new  role, Gerben  Bakker has been
promoted  to President, Hubbell Power Systems. In  this role, Mr. Bakker will be
responsible  for leading a $900 million  division of Hubbell that serves utility
customers around the world.

"Gerben  brings strong management skills, broad industry experience and a global
perspective  to this  important role  within Hubbell.   I'm confident he will be
able  to lead our Power  Systems business to even  higher levels of success well
into the future," Nord said.

Prior to his appointment as President of HPS, he was a Divisional Vice President
within  the Power  Systems business.  Mr. Bakker  has operational  expertise and
cross  platform experience within  Hubbell. He has  held positions of increasing
responsibility  spanning 25 years with Hubbell including  key roles in the Power
Segment, the Electrical Segment, and international operations.

Mr.  Bakker  earned  his  bachelor's  degree  in  Industrial Engineering and his
master's degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Rhode Island
and his MBA from the University of Bridgeport.

Hubbell  Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and
electronic  products  for  a  broad  range  of  non-residential  and residential
construction,  industrial and  utility applications.  With 2012 revenues of $3.0
billion,  Hubbell Incorporated  operates manufacturing  facilities in the United
States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China
("China"),  Italy,  the  United  Kingdom,  Brazil  and  Australia.  Hubbell also
participates  in joint  ventures in  Taiwan and  Hong Kong,  and maintains sales
offices  in Singapore, China,  India, Mexico, South  Korea, and countries in the
Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.

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Contact:   James M. Farrell
        Hubbell Incorporated
        40 Waterview Drive
        P.O. Box 1000
        Shelton, Connecticut  06484
        (475) 882-4000







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Source: Hubbell Inc. via GlobeNewswire
[HUG#1757312]



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