Leading East Midlands insurance firm Cooke and Mason rebrands to PIB Insurance Brokers

Leading East Midlands insurance firm Cooke and Mason rebrands to PIB Insurance Brokers

The move is part of a nationwide programme that will see a number of businesses under the parent company, PIB Group, rebrand to simplify the business offering. 

The Motor Trade, Haulage and Commercial insurance specialist, which was established in Retford more than 44 years ago, has grown to employ more than 75 people across two sites in Retford and Lincoln. 

Cooke and Mason was acquired by PIB Group in 2016 which has experienced a period of rapid growth since it formed in 2015, with over 30 acquisitions completed since 2016. 

Zach Gray, Director at Cooke and Mason said:

“We’re really proud of everything we have achieved as Cooke and Mason and we’re looking forward to the next phase in our evolution as PIB Insurance Brokers. 

“The fantastic teams across Retford and Lincoln have been integral to our success, and they will continue to provide a highly professional and friendly service to our clients, who can enjoy working with the same familiar faces. By moving under a single brand as PIB Insurance Brokers, we will be able to continue improving the range of services we offer to our valued clients across the East Midlands and Yorkshire regions, while drawing on the expertise of the wider PIB Group.” 

The rebrand comes as part of a wider exercise that will see 11 brands within PIB Group’s Specialty division move under a single brand effective. The move will also complement the services provided by the PIB Risk Management and PIB Employee Benefits businesses. 

All 500 people employed across 30 branches in the speciality division will remain in their roles, and PIB Group hopes to create additional roles in the coming years. 

Steve Redgwell, CEO of the Specialty Division at PIB Group said:

“The teams atCooke and Mason have been an important part of the regional community for more than 44 years and we are looking forward to seeing this experience strengthen in the coming years under the PIB Insurance Brokers name. 

“This is an incredibly exciting time for PIB Group as we work to continue expanding our range of services and niche sectors we work with. Bringing these specialist commercial lines businesses under one brand will ensure we take a unified approach, and develop strength as a collective for the benefit of our clients.” 

Companies now trading as PIB Insurance Brokers include Cooke & Mason, Wilby, DE Ford, Franklands, Lorica, PIB Private Clients, PIB SME Insurance, QPI, WW Group, BKG West, Cobra Insurance Brokers. All employees will remain in their roles and keep the same contact details. 

For more information please visit: www.pib-insurance.com


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