Outstanding exam success for a Covéa Insurance employee

14th March

Covéa Insurance is delighted to announce that Sam Lake from their Financial Crime Team has recently been awarded the 2014 Diploma prize by the Insurance Institute of Reading. This prestigious award recognises Sam’s successful completion of his Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Diploma where he achieved the highest regional examination marks.

Although Sam has only been with the company for less than a year, he has demonstrated a strong commitment to his professional development. Sam is also an active member of the Insurance Institute of Reading Council, where he represents Covéa Insurance and ensures the company maintains a professional relationship with the Insurance Institute. Sam attends the Insurance Institute’s monthly meetings in his own time and actively supports the company’s Learning & Development team in promoting the benefits of professional development with the CII to colleagues.

In recognition of his achievement, Sam will be a guest of the Insurance Institute of Reading at their Awards Dinner on the 21st March 2014, where he will be awarded the Diploma Prize.




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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