Bupa has appointed Garry Fingland to the position of Chief Information Officer. Garry joins from Serco Plc where he has been CIO since 2009, with responsibility for IT strategy, enterprise architecture, portfolio planning, security, corporate systems, and IT transformation.
Prior to this, Garry spent 17 years at the global drinks company, Diageo, in various roles, becoming IS Strategy and Governance Director in 2008. Garry will play a crucial role in further shaping and leading the next stage of Bupa’s information systems, technology and data development, to enable the company to deliver its Bupa 2020 vision.
Stuart Fletcher, CEO, Bupa, said, “I’m very excited to welcome Garry to Bupa – he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, not just of IT, but of working and leading teams within large, diverse and dynamic organisations. He will play a crucial role in ensuring that information, systems and technology play a significant part in our future performance and growth.”
Garry Fingland added, “I’m delighted to be joining Bupa. The company’s purpose, culture and ambitions are inspiring, and I’m looking forward to making sure technology is pivotal in the achievement of Bupa’s goals.”