Martin Potkins appointed as a director of Bupa

05 March 2021 . United Kingdom

Further to the announcement on 1 October 2020, Martin Potkins, interim Group Chief Financial Officer, has today been appointed as an executive director of The British United Provident Association Limited (Bupa).

Joy Linton, the outgoing Group Chief Financial Officer, retired from the board of Bupa on 4 March 2021.

About Bupa

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

We are an international healthcare company serving over 31 million customers worldwide. 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 17.9m customers and contributes 72% of our revenue. In health provision, we operate clinics, dental centres and hospitals in some markets serving another 13.6m customers. We also care for around 20,000 residents in our aged care businesses in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Spain.

We directly employ around 84,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Chile, Poland, New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, the US, Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

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