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

Covéa Insurance Plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa (which includes the global reinsurer PartnerRe since July 2022). 

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of UK customers, across a range of product lines; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s ‘AA- stable’ rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa.  

Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos and 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. In 2022 Covéa Insurance was named Insurer of the Year at the British Claims Awards and Personal Lines Insurer of the Year at the Insurance Times Awards.

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