Covéa Insurance makes new senior regional appointment

9th January

Covéa Insurance is pleased to confirm it has appointed Nigel Johnstone to the role of Midlands Branch Manager. Nigel will be leading teams in the Birmingham and Bristol branch offices, developing the profitable growth of its bespoke commercial and high net worth business and strengthening broker relationships in the region.  This appointment signifies Covéa Insurance’s ongoing commitment to growing its regional broker business, with further regional appointments to follow in 2018.

Nigel brings over 15 years’ experience developing strategic broker partnerships in the Midlands, South West & Wales regions with LV Insurance, Arista Insurance and NIG/RBS Finsure.

David Aslin, Midlands Regional Manager commented:

“I’m delighted to welcome Nigel to our team. His wealth of experience and great enthusiasm will help drive the delivery of exceptional service and profitable growth whilst also supporting the development of strategic partnerships with brokers in the region.”

Covéa Insurance’s continued investment in a strong regional broker distribution team is a key part of its strategy to achieve long term profitable growth of its commercial and high net worth business and to deliver outstanding service to its broker partners.

 

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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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