WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After nineteen years as President and CEO of CSE Insurance Group (www.cseinsurance.com), Pierre Bize has announced that he will be transitioning out of his current role at the company at the end of 2013. Citing family reasons including aging parents as the motive for his departure, Bize added, “This decision was not made lightly because I will certainly miss my friends and colleagues at CSE.”
“I have gotten to know Richard well, and I am very confident that he will pursue with talent the work we all started. His past experience in the insurance industry has certainly qualified him for his new role at CSE.”
Richard Rey will succeed him as the next President and CEO of CSE Insurance. Rey is currently President and CEO of Covéa Reinsurance Company in Paris. Bize says of Rey, “I have gotten to know Richard well, and I am very confident that he will pursue with talent the work we all started. His past experience in the insurance industry has certainly qualified him for his new role at CSE.”
Bize credits CSE’s employees, agents and partners for the company’s growth over the past two decades. He states, “CSE is now stronger than it has ever been, with assets over $250 million dollars and the prestigious designation as a Ward Group top 50 insurance company in the US for the last three years.
Bize anticipates a smooth transition period with no organizational changes. Bize says, “I am confident that as I transition to a new role, I am leaving the best possible team and network of agents in place to continue our tradition of stability and long-term commitment to our customers.”
About CSE Insurance Group
In business for more than sixty years, CSE Insurance Group (cseinsurance.com) provides top quality property and casualty insurance for teachers and other educators, firefighters, law enforcement personnel, and other government and civil service employees at affordable rates. CSE Insurance has also offered its products and services to the general public for more than two decades.
With a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) by insurance industry analyst A. M. Best, CSE Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products, including auto, home, liability, boat, and commercial. CSE Insurance products are sold through independent insurance agents in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. Visit CSE on the Web at cseinsurance.com, on Twitter at twitter.com/cseinsurance, its blog at cseinsurance.com/blog and on Facebook at facebook.com/cseinsurance.