Bupa UK appoints Sales Director for health clinics

10 July 2018 . United Kingdom

Alaana Linney has been appointed Sales Director for Bupa Health Clinics, overseeing the sales and client relationship strategy for Bupa’s network of clinics in the UK.

Bupa has announced that Alaana Linney has been appointed Sales Director for Bupa Health Clinics. Joining from Nuffield Health, Alaana will take on the newly created role from July, overseeing the sales and client relationship strategy for Bupa’s network of UK clinics.

Within the role Alaana will be overseeing consumer, business-to-business and intermediary sales for Bupa Health Clinics.

Already a partner of choice for 55% of FTSE 100 companies, Bupa Health Clinics has ambitious growth objectives within the corporate and SME market. In addition there is an increased focus on the consumer market, including a recent partnership with Waitrose, making healthcare more accessible through pop-up clinics in selected stores across the UK.

Starting on 16 July, Alaana brings more than 12 years commercial and operational experience. She joins Nuffield Health in 2014, where she held a number of senior roles, most recently Director of Business Development.

Alaana Linney, incoming Sales Director of Bupa Health Clinics, said: “I am very excited to be joining one of the biggest brands in healthcare. This is a great business with lots of potential and I look forward to working with our customers and key partners to grow and develop our strategy."

Sarah Melia, Director for Bupa Health Clinics, added: “I’m delighted Alaana is joining our business. With such a wealth of experience, I look forward to working with her to further shape and drive our strategy, bringing us closer to customers.”

With more than 50 Bupa health clinics across the UK which are open to everyone, they offer the full spectrum of health services, including in-depth health assessments and physiotherapy.

About Bupa

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Health insurance accounts for the major part of our business with 15.7m customers and contributes over 70% of revenue. We operate clinics, dental centres and hospitals in some markets, with 15m customers. We care for around 23,000 residents in our UK, Australia, New Zealand and Spain aged care businesses.

We directly employ around 80,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Turkey, the US, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

For more information, visit www.bupa.com.