Robert S. Cubbin

Retired President and CEO,
Meadowbrook Insurance Group
Joined Board: 2016
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About Robert

Mr. Cubbin retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Meadowbrook Insurance Group in 2016 following a 30-year career during which he held various management positions. He joined the company as Vice President and General Counsel, primarily responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1996 and then to President and Chief Operating Officer in 1999, primarily responsible for all operational functions within the company. Mr. Cubbin became CEO in 2001. While with Meadowbrook, he led the formation of the firm’s insurance company subsidiaries, their initial capital raising efforts, and ultimately led the company’s initial public offering and registration of its stock on the NYSE. He managed all negotiations, due diligence, integration, and regulatory matters relative to dozens of acquisitions over his career. Mr. Cubbin served as a director of Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc., including the time period during which Meadowbrook was a public company.

Mr. Cubbin serves on the board of Kelly Services Inc. He previously served on the board of Citizens Republic Bancorp Inc. from 2008 to 2013, where he was chair of the audit committee, and on the board of FirstMerit Corporation from 2013 to 2016. He has served as a board member, executive committee member, and chair of the finance and investment committee of Business Leaders for Michigan, a nonprofit organization composed of the senior executives of the state’s largest job providers, which is focused on driving business development and economic change in the state of Michigan.

Mr. Cubbin is a broadly experienced executive who brings many years of expertise and leadership to our Board and the committees on which he serves.

Mr. Cubbin holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wayne State University and a juris doctor degree from Detroit College of Law. He is a licensed attorney and member of the State Bar of Michigan. 

Committees: Audit Committee, Human Resources and Compensation Committee (Chair)