Irena Dimitrijevic is the Marketing & Sales Manager of JET EXECUTIVE International Charter. At Jet Executive you will find for every aspect of executive and ambulance flights. With over 20 years of experience in our business we find cutting-edge and secure solutions for all your charter needs - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - since 1990. JET EXECUTIVE INTERNATIONAL CHARTER is the legal successor of taunus air, founded 1990 in Wiesbaden. The company is dealing under actual ownership since 1999. The actual fleet consists of three Learjets 35A, one Learjet 55, one Beechcraft King Air 200 and since January 2008 also one Challenger 600.
Jon Carpenter, ACII Chartered Insurance Broker owns two companies in the expatriate insurance business – Morgan Price International Healthcare Ltd, an MGU/Product provider; and Expatriate Insurance Services Ltd, a broker. Jon has been involved in international and domestic private medical insurance since 1990, when he was on the project team that set up Norwich Union (now Aviva) Healthcare. MPIH was a founding member of the Association of International Medical Insurance Providers, and EIS is a member of BIBA and the Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries. Both Morgan Price International Healthcare and Expatriate Insurance Services are looking at the domestic UK private medical insurance market for 2012.
Frank Reuter is an independent consulting professional with extensive experience in the Travel Assistance Industry. Frank has worked for renowned assistance companies such as International SOS and Allianz Global Assistance.
Joining APRIL Medibroker in 2003 as an International Sales Advisor Steve has spent several years living as an expatriate in Saudi, where his father worked. He lived in, or visited Saudi for 8 years and understands some of the concerns expatriates can have.
Mr. Andrew Apps is a Director of ALC Health, a leading worldwide provider of international private medical insurance (IPMI) for expatriates, business travelers and tourists. With over 29 years of senior management experience across the Private Medical Insurance industry and a career encompassing BUPA, RSA, Wand AG and Aetna, the past 22 within the international market, Andrew is deputy chairman of the Association of International Medical Insurance Providers (AIMIP), representing the interests of iPMI insurers and providers.
A respected, well known health insurance industry figure, Andrew is a regular speaker at health insurance and IPMI conferences and seminars around the world, and brings a unique in-sight into the international health and private medical insurance industry, backed up by a wealth of international health insurance market experience. To contact Andrew directly, click here.
James is an experienced marketing professional who has worked in the health and general insurance markets for many years. His work has extended to both UK and international markets for clients such as Goodhealth Worldwide, Aetna Global Benefits, Aetna UK, Now Health International, Liberty International Underwriters, the Chartered Insurance Institute, QBE Insurance and Bluefin Group. His commercial attitude and market knowledge combines with across-the-board exposure to B2B and B2C marketing activity including strategic planning, public relations, digital marketing, brand management, segmentation, advertising, copy writing, campaign execution, video production and event & exhibition management.
Hans Biekmann has 25+ years of experience in assistance, insurance, marketing, sales and operational management. He was most recently Network Director of ARC Europe SA, the international association of the leading Automobile Clubs based in Brussels, Belgium. Hans was brought on board by the Automobile Clubs to develop strategy and vision, to improve operations in the international network and to expand its covering territory. This required market research, several market entry models and supporting business-plans, but also initial product strategy and raising additional venture funding. This International leading European Assistance Network serves more than 40 Million individual members and approx. 11 Million vehicles.
Carl is approaching 15 years experience in the international medical insurance business at senior management and Board level. As a Chartered Marketer with many years’ senior board experience in the international travel and health insurance marketplace, he regularly writes articles for the press and is a regular key note speaker on international and expatriate medical insurance at insurance conferences and seminars around the world. He has been responsible for major international medical insurance business and projects from all corners of the globe. Carl is Managing Director of IMG Europe and has previously been Group Managing Director for a major international claims and assistance company being responsible for over 1500 different travel and international medical insurance programmes from insurers all over the world; prior to that, Group Marketing Director for a Lloyd’s broking group and acting Managing Director of one of the UK’s longest established international travel and health insurance brokers. He was also recently re-elected as Chairman of the Association of International Medical Insurance Providers (AIMIP).
Dr. Joachim Friese is a medical doctor and was born in Germany in 1964. He is the Medical Director for MedCare Professionals. After finishing Medical School in Frankfurt Dr. Joachim Friese worked as a trauma surgeon and intensivist in University and teaching hospitals at Hattingen, Bochum and Koblenz. Whilst attending Medical School Dr. Joachim Friese discovered a passion for Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care. After years of doing ER in the streets, Dr. Joachim Friese was finally airborne in 1995 and gained extensive experience in Medical Missions on fixed wing and rotor wing aircrafts, in repatriations and evacuations.
Related Reading: iPMI Magazine Speaks with Dr. Joachim Friese, Medical Director, MedCare Professionals
Chris Connor is the Vice President and Operations Manager of Life Flight International Inc. Spending many years owning and operating several companies, Chris brought his management expertise to Life Flight International Inc in 2002 as Vice President and Shareholder. His experience in management has excelled the development of Life Flight International Inc. over the past decade. Chris’s driven focus to bring the company up to internationally recognized standards and the completion and accreditation from EURAMI has significantly brought Life Flight International Inc. to stand as a highly recognized reputable company.
Rupert Dent is the Managing Director and Accountable Manager of AirMed. After 20 years in the Investment Banking industry, 12 of which were with what is now known as UBS Investment Bank, Rupert joined AirMed in 2003 as a Director and shareholder. His experience in corporate finance has helped in the development of AirMed over the last nine years. In particular the adaptation of the aircraft fleet to include jets and the significant expansion of the medical capabilities of the company, have proved key aspects in being able to grow sales from £1.4 mio per annum to the current £7.2 mio per annum.
Mr. Brian Friedman is the Founder and CEO of The Forum For Expatriate Management. The Forum for Expatriate Management is a membership organisation for all Global Mobility professionals. Membership is free to anyone who works full-time is any area of expatriate management - including HR, tax, insurance, health & welfare, financial services and relocation.
Related Reading: iPMI Magazine speaks to Mr. Brian Friedman, Founder and CEO, The Forum For Expatriate Management.
Mr. Brian S. Piper, MBA, is the Head of Business Development for leading international private medical insurance provider Integra Global. Integra Global provides private medical insurance and expatriate health insurance worldwide.
Mr. Piper started his career after completing business school at the Babcock School at Wake Forest University working with the Chamber of Commerce in Business Development and an adjunct professor at Winston-Salem State University. Following, he came to then Czechoslovakia as a volunteer in 1992 to teach business principles to local managers and he has been based in Czech Republic and the USA since. As a management consultant he started working in Healthcare Industry in the field of Cost Containment in the USA from 2006 first as an outside consultant and latter as an employee as Director of Business Development for the company GMMI. This position exposed him to the medical claims process, provider networks, and a wide range of commercial payers and industry stakeholders globally. His current position with Integra Global has him traveling frequently around the globe developing the distribution network for Integra Global. Brian is also the founder and President of IBDA – International Business Development Associates.
Related Reading: iPMI Magazine speaks to Mr. Brian Piper, Head of Business Development, Integra Global, about the opportunities in medical tourism for payors, assistance companies and providers
Alison Massey is the Marketing and ecommerce Director of international private medical insurance (IPMI) provider, Now Health International. Alison has been a financial services marketer for over 20 years; the previous seven within IPMI with Goodhealth Worldwide, Aetna Global Benefits and most recently Now Health.
Angelo Masciantonio is the CEO of HTH Worldwide. Prior to co-founding HTH, Angelo was the CEO (and Founder) of WCA, Aetna U.S. Healthcare’s managed workers comp company in Blue Bell, PA. Prior to WCA, Angelo founded and served as CEO of Managed Health Care Services, a private managed care development, management and data services company which developed HMO/PPO networks in over sixty U.S. cities. He has served as Director of Marketing for ASA, an online healthcare claims processing software systems company in Chicago, as Director of Cost Management for Pacific Life Insurance Co., and as Senior Planner in the Division of Program Innovation of Blue Cross of Massachusetts. Angelo was recognized as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in Greater Philadelphia in 2009. He holds a B.A. from Boston University and a Masters of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design-PennDesign.