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 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 were named as the Best Place to Work in Digital (Large Organisations) at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards.  They were also recipients of the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards, and the High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards.  They also received the Diversity Award at the British Insurance Awards.  They are currently shortlisted for 4 Insurance Times Awards.

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