Bupa announces Martin Houston to retire and Cath Keers to become Chair of the Remuneration Committee

23 December 2019 . International

Bupa today announces that Martin Houston will retire as a Non-Executive Director of Bupa and as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee on 31 December 2019. 

Martin will continue to serve as a Non-Executive Director on the board of Bupa Arabia, our health insurance associate business in Saudi Arabia.

Cath Keers has been appointed as Chairman of the Bupa Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 January 2020. Cath was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Bupa and as a member of the Remuneration Committee in November 2019.

Roger Davis, Chairman of Bupa said: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Martin for his contribution to Bupa over the last six years, particularly as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.”

The British United Provident Association Limited (BUPA 1025Z LN)

Notes to editor



Rupert Gowrley (+44 (0) 7834 624675), Mar Soro (+44 (0)7860 735902) (Corporate Affairs) 


Gareth Evans (Treasury): +44 (0) 20 3314 1708

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 17.5m customers and contributes 73% of revenue. We operate clinics, dental centres and hospitals in some markets, with 15.8m customers. We care for around 22,000 residents in our aged care businesses in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Spain.

We directly employ around 83,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Chile, Poland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Turkey, Brazil, the US, Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

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