Covéa Insurance announces new Household Underwriting Manager

18th January 2018

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 17.4 billion Euros in premiums in 2019.  

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 2 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s ‘AA- stable’ rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa. 

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 1900 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos.  It holds ServiceMark accreditation with Distinction for its Personal Lines operation and its Commercial & HNW Claims teams, as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial business.  Covéa Insurance is signatory to the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter and the insurance Inclusivity Pledge and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

Recently, Covéa Insurance were named as the Best Place to Work in Digital (Large Organisations) at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards.  They were also recipients of the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards, and the High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards.  They also received the Diversity Award at the British Insurance Awards.  They are currently shortlisted for 4 Insurance Times Awards.

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