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 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 has been 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 High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards, the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards, and the Diversity Award at the British Insurance Awards.

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