Covéa Insurance named PL Insurer of the year for a second year

6th July

Covéa Insurance was delighted to be crowned Personal Lines Insurer of the Year at the 2017 British Insurance Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall last night. It claimed the award for the second year in a row with Carol Geldard, Personal Lines Director, receiving the award from comedian Rob Beckett.

As the most successful year ever, Covéa Insurance was up for four awards in the most prestigious and hotly contested categories, shortlisted for the General insurer of the Year award, Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year and the Technology Award.

Speaking about the award win Carol commented:

“We’re absolutely thrilled to have won Personal Lines insurer of the year, for the second year running, at this year’s British Insurance Awards.  As the awards are judged by very senior, well respected figures in our industry, to come away winners really is a testament to the fantastic progress we continue to make as we grow our business.  The award says so much about the amazing team of people we have at Covéa insurance, who are so passionate about what they do and work so incredibly hard to ensure we can deliver outstanding service to our customers and our broker partners.   I was incredibly proud to accept the award on behalf of everyone at Covéa Insurance and taking centre stage at the Royal Albert Hall, alongside the very best in our industry, really was the icing on the cake”.

Carol receives her award




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.  It has Gold Investors in People accreditation and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

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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