Covéa Insurance announces Personal Lines promotions

26th January 2016

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 16.6 billion Euros in premiums in 2020.   

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 won the General Insurer of the Year award at the British Insurance Awards 2021. It was named as the Best Place to Work in Digital (Large Organisations) at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards and as the Best Employer at the Yorkshire Financial Awards.  They were also recipients of the Best Insurer title at the British Claims Awards, High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards, the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards.

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