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Investigation sought into exodus of Citizens executives to vendors with contracts

Responding to a report by the Herald/Times on the exodus of executives that leave Citizens Property Insurance to work for companies that receive contracts, the head of a public watchdog group as well as the two top executives at Citizens called for an investigation on Monday.

Dan Krassner, head of Integrity Florida, called on the newly-appointed inspector general of Citizens  to conduct the investigation "into the numerous examples of a revolving door between Citizens Property Insurance Corporation and the organization’s vendors."  Download Close the Citizens Insurance Revolving Door – Investigation Needed June 2, 2014

Krassner's request to Bruce Meeks was followed by a similar request by Citizens CEO Barry Gilway and chairman of the board Chris Gardner. Gilway said the review was needed to "to ensure Citizens is operating in a transparent and ethical manner."  Download Citizens investigation ethic

Here's the Herald/Times report.