DAVID AZUR IS THE NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT CSI CORPORATE SECURITY & INVESTIGATIONS, LLC
Monaca, PA (1/30/2020) CSI Corporate Security & Investigations, LLC, announced today Mr. David M. Azur has been named the new Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Azur has a unique blend of criminal analysis and executive management experience. “We are excited to have David as part of our team.” William Hickman, CEO of CSI, said. “His executive leadership and background will be instrumental to execute our aggressive growth strategy.”
During his career Mr. Azur was employed by Corporate Security Departments inside of several Fortune 500 companies that were responsible for investigating matters of impropriety, fraud, forgery, theft by deception, embezzlement and misappropriation of fiduciary funds among other corporate security related matters. Mr. Azur has worked closely with top expert forensic document examiners in identifying alteration of documents, falsification of company records and the unauthorized endorsements of signatures in various fraudulent schemes.
Mr. Azur has been a government witness for the District Attorney’s Office, States Attorney’s Office, States Attorney General’s Office, Federal Prosecutor’s Office and various States Department of Insurance (DOI) involving regulatory hearings of insurance agent’s misconduct. His judicial experience encompasses; Interrogatories, Depositions, Motions of Discovery, Summary Judgements, State & Federal Grand Juries, Probable Cause Hearings, State’s Attorney Inquest, Criminal Trials, Civil Trials and Injunctions.
“I was interested in partnering with a highly reputable and established company that has potential for growth. I am fortunate to have found such a company and could not be more pleased to be part of the CSI family.” Mr. Azur shared while explaining his motivations for joining Corporate Security & Investigations in the role of COO.
Mr. Azur’s investigations and testimony have resulted in various notable criminal convictions, i.e., multiple Homicides (Murder for Insurance), Embezzlement involving over $1 MM, Conspiracy in altering, backdating and forging insurance applications in an attempt to fraudulently obtain hundreds of thousands of dollars, Tax Evasion and the Revocation of Insurance Agents’ license. He has been certified as an expert witness in various courts throughout the Country.
He also has served as a Department Head in Internal Audit, Financials Controls, Risk Management, Human Resources, Life Claims, Corporate Security, Strategic Business Administration, and Audit & Compliance. Mr. Azur’s experience also includes analytical due diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions.
“Azur is a welcome addition to a thriving CSI team adding a unique corporate perspective with decades of invaluable managerial and investigative experience.” the founder of CSI Corporate Security & Investigations, Lou Gentile said. “I look forward to working with David and supporting each unit as we expand and grow our footprint.”