UNITED KINGDOM: Aviva Signs Deal with Tesco
January 17, 2013
Aviva Insurance, which recently
partnered with Belron® subsidiary Autoglass®, has announced
its three-year agreement with Tesco Bank, the insurance distribution
arm of global supermarket chain Tesco, to provide auto insurance
to Tesco customers.
According to its release, Aviva says, "The deal will see Aviva
join a small panel of existing insurers to offer motor insurance
through Tesco Bank, who currently provides car insurance to over
one million customers." Claims services will be provided through
Aviva's personal motor Center of Excellence in Stretford.
Janice Deakin, intermediary and partnerships director at Aviva,
says, "We are delighted to be extending our relationship with Tesco
Bank to offer motor insurance. This deal further strengthens our
relationship with Tesco Bank, following the announcement last year
that Aviva would also be providing life protection products, including
life insurance and critical illness cover. Tesco shares our customer-centric
values and carries clear brand strength that together will deliver
real value to our partnership and to Tesco customers."
Gary Davess, director of insurance at Tesco Bank says, "Partnering
with Aviva will help us offer competitive prices to more Tesco customers
and at the same time provide access to quality motor insurance from
one of the UK's largest providers."
In October Tesco Underwriting announced its partnership with National
Windscreens, an Autoglass competitor, naming the company as
its preferred auto glass repair and replacement provider for its
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