Bupa Global appoints General Manager for Asia Pacific region

02 May 2017
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Bupa Global, the international health insurance arm of Bupa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angus Slater to General Manager, Bupa Global Asia Pacific (BGAPAC). This new role brings together Bupa Global’s Greater China and South East Asia regions, to help deliver a more regional approach to product design and sales across our Asia Pacific geography.

In his new role, Angus will focus on establishing key broker relationships in the Asia Pacific region. He will also continue to lead growth opportunities across the business, bringing together expertise from Bupa Global, Bupa Hong Kong and Quality HealthCare, Hong Kong’s largest private clinic network. 

Angus had been leading the Bupa Global Greater China (BGGC) region on an interim basis since February 2017, whilst also maintaining his role of Sales and Commercial Director for Bupa Hong Kong.  Prior to this, Angus was Marketing Director for Bupa Global based in London. Angus has extensive international experience and before joining Bupa, held senior leadership roles with Vodafone and Accenture. 

Sheldon Kenton, Bupa Global Managing Director, said: “Angus is an experienced and well-established leader, with strong knowledge, relationships and great understanding of Bupa’s operations in the Asia Pacific regions. I am therefore delighted to welcome Angus into this role – this appointment is a natural fit for Bupa Global and Angus will bring invaluable perspective to how we grow and continue to meet the health and wellbeing needs of our customers.”

Angus Slater, General Manager for Bupa Global Asia Pacific, said: “It’s fantastic to be taking on this role and leading Bupa Global Asia Pacific into the next chapter. I’m looking forward to further developing our customer propositions and key distributor relationships across the region. This will help to establish Bupa Global as the leading provider of premium global health insurance products and services in these regions and worldwide.”

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About Bupa Global

Bupa Global is the international health insurance arm of Bupa. We provide customers around the world with products and services for globally minded and mobile people who want the most premium coverage and access to the healthcare they need anytime, anywhere in the world, whether at home or when studying, living, travelling or working abroad.

Bupa Global has offices around the world including London and Brighton (UK), Miami (USA), Copenhagen (Denmark), Dubai (UAE, in partnership with OIC), and Hong Kong (China) as well as regional offices in Mainland China, Singapore, Egypt, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Brazil, Panama, Guatemala and Ecuador. Bupa Global recently acquired Care Plus, the market leading health insurer in Brazil which serves more than 400 companies with about 100,000 members.

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.

We have 15.5m health insurance customers, provide healthcare to over 14.5m people in our clinics and hospitals, and look after over 22,000 aged care residents.

We employ over 78,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the USA, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

Health insurance is around 70% of our business. In a number of countries, we also run clinics, dental centres, hospitals and care homes and villages.

For more information, visit www.bupa.com.

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