Covéa Insurance further expands Small Business team

6th June

Sid Gulati - Small Business Underwriting ManagerCovéa Insurance is pleased to confirm it has appointed Siddharth (Sid) Gulati to the role of small business underwriting manager as part of its commitment to develop a market-leading small business proposition.   Sid’s key responsibilities will be to lead the profitable growth of the small business product range and to ensure oversight and governance across all underwriting activity within the division.

Sid joins Covéa Insurance from AIG where he was business manager with profit and loss responsibility for a range of products including SME packages.  He also brings experience from RSA, where he held a number of portfolio management, pricing and actuarial roles.

 

  

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

“We’re delighted to welcome someone of Sid’s calibre to the Small Business team, especially during this exciting time of growth and development. Over the next few months we will be launching our new “best of breed” products to enhance our already strong proposition, Sid’s portfolio management and pricing knowledge and experience will be a valuable asset for us.”

The company’s continued investment in its small business team’s expertise and product range will further enhance the proposition for Covéa Insurance’s brokers, giving them access to a broader range of market-leading products via an extranet and Acturis platform. Covéa Insurance guarantees a market-leading thirty minute referral response, which brokers value extremely highly, according to independent research recently carried out.

 

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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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