Covéa Insurance announces new Household Underwriting Manager

18th January

Covéa Insurance is delighted to announce the appointment of Linda Granger to the role of Household Underwriting Manager. Linda will support the continued growth of the insurer’s well-established home insurance offering, and lead the company’s team of experienced household underwriters.

Linda will have a key role in developing and implementing the insurer’s household strategy, developing new distribution opportunities and continuing to profitably grow the home book of business.

Linda GrangerLinda joins the company with over thirty years’ experience in the insurance industry, the last twelve of these at Zurich, and brings with her a wealth of experience in the home insurance sector having held roles in High Net Worth Home and Personal Lines Home. She also has commercial experience, having also held broker development roles. Linda will report to Director of Pricing & Underwriting - Personal Lines, Gary Yeates, who commented:

“Linda is a great fit for Covéa Insurance, bringing with her both a breadth and depth of experience that will help us to build on our strengths in the broker market and continue to drive our household business forward.”

 

 

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About Covéa Insurance

Covea Insurance plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa, who are number 1 for property and liability insurance in France, generating over 16.9 billion Euros in premiums in 2018.  

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 1.5 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s A+ stable rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa.  It has Gold Investors in People accreditation and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

The company offers motor, household, protection, pet, mid and high net worth insurance and a range of commercial insurance products, through a range of distribution channels. Employing over 1800 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos, having Investors In People Gold accreditation and is signatory to the HM Treasury Women In Finance Charter. It also has World Class service accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service for its Motor Claims, Home Claims and Underwriting Services teams as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial and Mid/High Net Worth business.

In 2018, Covéa Insurance were recipients of the Personal Lines Insurer of the Year award at both the British Insurance Awards and the Insurance Times Awards and was the top rated insurer in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey for both Personal and Commercial Lines.

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