Covéa Insurance makes further regional appointments in Chelmsford

28th April 2015

Covéa Insurance has made two new regional underwriting appointments to expand commercial underwriting capacity at its Chelmsford regional office and bring in additional expertise in the property sector. Sarah Manby joins as Regional Underwriter and Rebecca Chinnery as Assistant Underwriter.

Speaking about the appointments, Nick Cook, Regional Underwriting Manager at the Chelmsford Regional office comments:

“We are delighted that Sarah and Rebecca are joining the Chelmsford underwriting team. They both have excellent commercial underwriting experience, strengthening the existing team and giving us additional trading capacity. This will support the continuing profitable growth of our commercial business, and in particular of our real estate account.”

Rebecca joins from Amlin and Sarah from Towergate Underwriting in Colchester.




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 16.6 billion Euros in premiums in 2020.   

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 won the General Insurer of the Year award at the British Insurance Awards 2021. It was 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 Best Insurer title at the British Claims Awards, High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards, the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards.

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