Direct Line appoints Gearey as director of claims services

James Gearey Covea

Direct Line Group has appointed former Covéa personal lines managing director James Gearey as director of claims services.

Gearey, pictured, is expected to take up the role in Q1 2024 – the same time as Direct Line welcomes its new CEO, Adam Winslow.

In the role, he will lead both Direct Line’s auto services and legal

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