Socius Insurance Services Inc., a management liability and property/casualty insurance wholesaler, announced the impending retirement of Chief Operating Officer Carol Rizzo and the promotion of Chris Hook to director of operations and his relocation to the firm’s San Francisco headquarters.
Socius will merge its Sacramento operations into its San Francisco headquarters.
The role of director of operations will replace Rizzo’s COO position when she retires on Dec. 31.
Carol started with Socius in 2001, and guided the firm through several office openings, a corporate name change and its transition to a paperless environment.
Hook has been managing Socius’s Sacramento office since 2004. Socius will merge its Sacramento operations into its San Francisco headquarters.
Privately held Socius Insurance Services has regional offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Elgin, Ill., and in Florida in Tampa and Miami. Socius specializes in D&O, E&O, EPL, property/casualty and umbrella coverages.