Covéa Insurance has announced two new appointments to its executive team.
Lisa Meigh has been appointed as people director and Graeme Howard as chief technology and information officer (CTIO).
Meigh has been Covéa Insurance’s director of HR and learning since 2015, having been with the company, and its predecessor, Provident Insurance, since 1995.
Graeme joined the firm in February 2019, and had responsibility for leading and evolving Covéa Insurance’s technology transformation and innovation strategies
The firm said the moves will “enhance the team’s capabilities” and focus on the critical areas of people and technology.
Both Meigh and Howard will report to Covéa Insurance chief operating officer, Adrian Furness. Furness said: “Covéa Insurance is on an exciting journey that’s seen it transformed as an organisation over the last five years.
“To continue that journey, and deliver on our long-term ambitions for the business, it’s essential that we have in place a senior team with the expertise, experience and accountabilities that will enable us to successfully address the challenges of a new decade.”
He added: “With commitment to customer service remaining our central long-term purpose, we see considerable opportunities to capitalise on new technologies and accelerate their rollout to transform the experience we offer customers.
“Supporting this, we fundamentally believe in the value of investing in our people, creating an inclusive environment and exploring new innovative ways to ensure we attract the most talented and creative individuals with the skills we need for the future.”