Covéa Insurance extends partnership with John Lewis Finance

1st May 2019

Covéa Insurance is pleased to announce it is extending its partnership with John Lewis Finance.  It has been appointed on an exclusive basis to provide the retail brand’s customers with competitive 5-star Defaqto-rated motor insurance, backed by its award-winning claims service, independently accredited by the Institute of Customer Service.

Speaking about the new partnership, Personal Lines Director, Carol Geldard commented:

We’re delighted that John Lewis has chosen to partner with us for motor insurance. It’s a fantastic vote of confidence in our capabilities and reflects our absolute commitment to delivering outstanding customer service.

Mike Jackson, Director of Financial Services at John Lewis & Partners, says:

We are very pleased to announce that Covéa Insurance has been appointed to underwrite our car insurance for current customers at renewal and new customers. Covéa Insurance already offers excellent service as the underwriter of our Specialist Home Insurance and we look forward to working together to continue delivering outstanding service for all our customers.

Carol Geldard smiling

 

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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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