Covéa Insurance appoints new CTIO

4th February 2019

Covéa Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Graeme Howard to the role of Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO). Graeme will begin his role at the end of February 2019.

Graeme has a wealth of experience as a senior IT professional, having held a number of director level roles at Motorola Solutions Ltd and most recently as Group CIO at Santa Fe Relocation Ltd. He has experience of leading transformational projects as well as being responsible for all technology matters at executive level.

Graeme will be responsible for leading and evolving Covéa Insurance’s technology transformation strategy and technology innovation, as well as driving improvements in delivery and services for the benefit of customers.

Adrian Furness, Claims and Operations Director at Covéa Insurance, commented “I’m delighted Graeme will be joining us. He has extensive knowledge in leading IT and technology developments at an Exec level and will play a principal role in driving our technology agenda at what is an exciting time for our industry.

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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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