Covéa Insurance announces Personal Lines promotions

26th January

In line with its plans for future growth in the intermediated market, Covéa Insurance has announced the promotions of both Dave Jowett and Steve Cowley, to the role of Senior Key Account Manager within its Personal Lines Distribution team.   The appointments are recognition of the insurer’s continued commitment to strengthening relationships within the intermediated market as it seeks to develop its motor, commercial vehicle and home business.

The insurer is proud of its track record of growing in-house talent, with Dave and Steve joining the insurer’s graduate programme in 2000, working their way through various operational leadership roles before joining the Personal Lines Distribution team in the role of Key Account Managers. Both have nearly twenty years’ experience in the insurance industry.

Sue Coffey, Director of Intermediated Distribution, Personal Lines said:

“We are committed to investing in our distribution strategy as we believe that sustainable accounts grow as a result of strong, established relationships. Both Dave and Steve have a wealth of experience in the intermediated area and have been instrumental in developing and managing the relationships with our key accounts. The additional responsibilities within their new roles will enable them to develop even stronger relationships with brokers and take a more strategic approach to our distribution plans.”




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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