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 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. 

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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