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Hubbell Board Elects New Director, Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

ORANGE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2006--The Board of Directors of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) today elected Anthony J. Guzzi as a Director of the Company. This addition to the Hubbell Board brings the total number of directors to ten.

Mr. Guzzi, 42, is President and Chief Operating Officer of EMCOR Group, Inc., (NYSE: EME) headquartered in Norwalk, CT. EMCOR is a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in mechanical and electrical services, energy infrastructure, and facilities services with annual revenues of approximately $5 billion.

Prior to joining EMCOR, Mr. Guzzi worked for the Carrier Corporation, a United Technologies Company, from 1997-2004 where he rose through a number of positions of increasing responsibility to President, North America Distribution and Services. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Economics from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Also today, the Board declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.33 per share of the Company's Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend will be paid on January 11, 2007, to shareholders of record on December 18, 2006.

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for commercial, industrial, residential, utility, and telecommunications markets. With 2005 revenues of $2.11 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in North America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Italy, Switzerland, Brazil, and the United Kingdom, participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China, 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