CSG appoints CEO

25 November 2015 |


CSG International has appointed Bret Griess as president and chief executive at the company, following the retirement of existing CEO Peter Kalan.

Kalan has announced plans to retire at the end of the year and Griess will take on the role as of January 1, 2016.

Formerly president and chief operating officer at CSG, Griess has served in a variety of roles at the company for more than 19 years.

“Bret’s appointed as CEO by the board is the result of a robust succession planning process and the confidence that we have in this management team to continue to drive long-term shareholder value as has been done under Peter’s leadership,” said Don Reed, chairman of CSG’s board of directors.

Griess will also be appointed to the company’s Board, effective January 1, 2016, and he said that he was grateful for the opportunity to lead CSG at an exciting moment in its history.

“I look forward to working with the board, our customers, our leadership team and our highly talented employees as we continue to enhance our competitive position in the markets we serve, execute on our strategic plan and continue to deliver strong results,” Griess said.