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Hubbell Appoints Stephen Mais Vice President of Human Resources

ORANGE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 6, 2005--Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) today announced the appointment of Stephen Mais, 41, as Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Mais will report to Timothy H. Powers, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for all facets of the Company's human resources functions, including: staffing, compensation, benefit programs, and organizational development.

Mr. Mais joined Hubbell from the Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (PBG), where he was Director of Staffing and Capability. In that position he led training and development, performance management, and established and executed a sales capability strategy for PBG North America. In prior positions during his 15 year career with PBG, he advanced through Human Resource positions in successively larger business units which included experience in sales, finance, operations, and information technology.

"Skill in selecting talent -- from the plant floor to the executive office -- is often the single most important factor in achieving success," said Timothy H. Powers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, "and Steve Mais brings a proven track record to Hubbell."

Mr. Mais holds a B.A. in Finance from The University of Iowa and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University. He will be based at Hubbell's corporate headquarters in Orange, CT.

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for commercial, industrial, residential, utility, and telecommunications markets. With 2004 revenues of $2.0 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in North America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, participates in a joint venture in Taiwan, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, People's Republic of China, and the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Orange, CT.

CONTACT: Hubbell Incorporated
Thomas R. Conlin, 203-799-4100

SOURCE: Hubbell Incorporated