Covéa Insurance continues to strengthen its Small Business proposition with new appointment

1st February

Covéa Insurance has announced it has appointed Eugene O’Callaghan to the newly created role of e-trade (Broker) Development Manager as part of the continued development of its Small Business proposition. Eugene will be responsible for driving the profitable growth of the company’s broker e-trading account, liaising closely with its Regional Development Managers and the broker community across the UK.

Chartered Insurer Eugene joins the company from QBE where he had held the role of Small Business Broker Account Manager.

Covéa Insurance have a planned program of initiatives throughout 2016 which will give brokers access to a broader range of market-leading products via extranet and the Acturis platform. Exceptional service will continue to be at the heart of the proposition with the market leading 30 minute referral commitment, a key feature of all new products.

Covéa Insurance’s Head of Small Business, Tim Grant commented:

“We are delighted to have Eugene on board as we continue to strengthen our Small Business team. We’re currently developing our proposition to better suit the needs of all of our brokers, combining the strengths of both the Sterling Insurance and Covéa Insurance e-traded solutions and creating a “best of breed” product suite.. Eugene joins an enthusiastic and passionate team and together, with his input, we aim to encourage brokers to make Covéa Insurance, their preferred insurer for e-traded business.”

 

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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.  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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