ASU Announces Two New Members to Board

The ASU Group announced two new members to the Board of Directors effective December 12, 2013. David Hop, Senior Vice President of Van Wyk Risk and Financial Management in Grand Rapids and Richard Current, former Vice President and CFO of Neogen Corporation in Lansing.

“We are excited to welcome David and Richard to our Board of Directors and are confident that their impressive insurance and financial experience will be a significant contribution to our Board. We look forward to working with them both as ASU continues to grow and service its’ clients in the insurance services industry,” said Debra Claeys, CEO and President of the ASU Group.

David Hop is a company shareholder at Van Wyk providing leadership and strategic direction to the ownership team. As Senior Vice President, he also is team leader for commercial clients locally, regionally and worldwide. His career in risk management and insurance has spanned nearly two decades. Previously, he was with State Farm Insurance,1991-1994 and Marsh & McLennan 1994-2005.

Richard R. Current served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) of Lansing, Michigan, an international food and animal safety company, until his retirement in 2011. Prior to joining Neogen, he held senior management positions with two other Michigan companies and for 24 years was associated with the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) of Charlotte Michigan and on the boards of two privately held companies in Lansing.

The ASU Group is a customer focused provider of insurance related products and services since 1952. The employee-owned company provides independent claims adjusting, national catastrophe adjusting, case management, medical bill review and third party administration to insurance companies, self-insured property and casualty organizations throughout Michigan and several Midwest states.