Covéa Insurance appoints new commercial Field Underwriter

10th March 2015

Covéa Insurance has expanded its Southern regional presence with the appointment of Steph Butler to the role of Field Underwriter. The role will focus on delivering underwriting solutions for small and mid sized businesses with the aim of supporting profitable growth of the company’s commercial account.

Having recently completed a secondment as Business Development Manager in the Reading office, Steph gained valuable experience, as well as establishing strong working relationships with brokers, that will be of benefit in her new role

Speaking about her appointment, Keith Hector, who heads up Covéa Insurance’s Southern Regional Team, said;

“As an experienced successful underwriter from our Reading Regional office, and having worked previously for a regional broker, Steph brings a real understanding of the commercial market. She made a big impact during her secondment and we already have a number of brokers keen to work with her to develop joint trading opportunities.”




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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