CCIB

Meet
The Team

50 years of experience

CCIB are based in Longridge near Preston and provide commercial and personal lines insurances to our clients. With over 50 years experience we deal with all major insurers and provide an excellent service to our ever expanding client bank.
Both Debbie and Anne have worked together for many years and are known within the insurance industry as the dynamic duo.

Meet The Team

The Team

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Debbie Airey – Cert CII – Managing Director

In 1983 Debbie started her insurance career based at Swinton Insurance and moved to work for the AA and then on to two local insurance brokers based in Longridge where she remained for the next 17 years, for the later five years as Divisional Director. In April 2007 she bought her client bank and set up CCIB Ltd and has gone from strength to strength, building up an excellent working relationship with her clients and a good knowledge of the area and its needs.

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Anne Pickover – Cert CII – Director

Anne started her insurance career in 1975 at a local independent broker. Anne then moved and worked in the financial services sector for many years. She joined a local broker in 2003 to meet the growing demands of the business and also the financial services authority. In April 2007 Anne followed Debbie to CCIB Ltd as a director. She brings a wealth of experience from all sectors of the market. Anne was the president of the Preston and Blackpool CII 2011/2012 a role which she enjoyed and embraced with her usual enthusiasm.

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Richard Haworth – Cert CII – Insurance Sales Advisor

Richard is Anne’s youngest son and joined the team in June 2007 as a trainee, he quickly showed a natural aptitude for insurance and has since progressed through the ranks and is now out and about with Debbie promoting our farm policies. Richard also deals with commercial quotes and renewals, visiting clients on site to discuss their needs. Richard’s friendly and approachable attitude ensures he has excellent relationships with colleagues, clients and insurers alike.

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Catherine Hutchings – Claims Manager

Catherine joined the team in November 2005, initially to work in the accounts department, but has progressed to Claims Manager. Catherine’s confidence and positive attitude ensures all claims are dealt with in an efficient manner, to achieve the best results. Catherine follows the company’s motto to the word ‘the broker that works for you’.

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Hayley Howson – Cert CII – Insurance Advisor

Hayley joined the team as Insurance Trainee in October 2008. She enjoys her role in the busy office. Hayley deals with all our quotations for Private Car, Household & Let Properties.

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Karen Ingham – Accounts Assistant

Karen joined the team In December 2009 to work in the Accounts Department. Karen previously worked for a local Building Society for many years and so has experience of dealing with finances.

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Sophie Cookson – Operations Manager

Sophie joined the team in October 2012 in the role of Operations Manager. Having worked in interior landscaping for the last 7 years, a move to the insurance industry provides a fresh challenge.

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Kevin Coulthard – Dip CII – Senior Broker

Kevin joined the business in August 2014 with the aim of helping the company in its continued growth whilst maintaining its tradition of excellent customer service. Kevin has 30 years experience in the broking sector specialising in agriculture and has arranged insurances for clients ranging from a car to a distillery. He holds the Diploma from the Chartered Insurance Institute and is a member of the British Insurance Brokers Association Regional Committee for the Northern Region.