Covéa Insurance strengthens its presence with more senior hires in the South

30th September

Covéa Insurance has made further moves to expand its Southern trading team with the appointments of Martin Rees and Jonny Gilmore.

Martin has joined the company from Towergate and will take responsibility for Broker Development in the South West and Wales. Martin will be joining the Bristol Regional Team along with Jonny Gilmore, who has moved from NIG in the role of Senior Regional Underwriter to develop the regional commercial account.

Keith Hector, who heads up Covéa Insurance’s business in the South, said;

“Following the recent addition of Gareth Roberts to the London team I am really pleased to secure two more high calibre individuals. Bringing Martin, Jonny and Gareth into the South team is further evidence of our commitment to building on our successful regional operation, delivering a high quality and experienced trading operation for our brokers”.




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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