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Simeon Preston To Join Bupa As CEO Of International Markets

Simeon Preston To Join Bupa As CEO Of International Markets

Bupa has announced that Simeon Preston will be joining Bupa as CEO International Markets from 1 October (subject to regulatory approval).

Simeon was previously Group COO of AIA where he was responsible for operations, technology, shared services and innovation. As a member of the Group Executive Committee, Simeon led AIA’s business transformation programme with a focus on digitisation of the customer experience in both life and health insurance.

Evelyn Bourke Group CEO of Bupa said, “We are delighted that Simeon will be joining Bupa as CEO for our International Markets unit. His previous experience and expertise, including his knowledge of Asian markets, makes him a natural fit for this role. I am confident that Simeon will successfully lead this part of our businesses into its next chapter of growth. I would also like to thank Wayne Close, who has been Acting CEO of IM since November 2016, for his excellent stewardship during the intervening period.”

 

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    Collinson Group has appointed Saugata Basu as Chief Underwriting Officer. Saugata brings more than 15 years underwriting & actuarial management experience in the UK insurance and reinsurance market. His expertise lies in underwriting, pricing, profitability turnarounds, financial & risk analytics and driving return on marketing investment. He has led multinational project teams on multiple occasions, and managed deals with Insurers/Reinsurers, managing general agents (MGAs) and Captives. Saugata Basu, Chief Underwriting Officer, Insurance and Assistance, Collinson Group, said, "I am delighted to be joining Collinson Group at a time when the firm is investing in consolidation and growth in Insurance and…
    Written on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 18:21 in iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News
  • Collinson Group Appoints Rebecca White As Head Of Proposition – Accident & Health
    Collinson Group has appointed Rebecca White as Head of Proposition for Accident & Health (A&H). Rebecca has a wealth of expertise in international medical insurance, market access strategies, proposition development, and implementing and managing strategic partnerships. She has held a variety of roles in the Financial Services and Healthcare industries, with management experience in both large organisations as well as start-up healthcare companies. Prior to joining Collinson Group, Rebecca spent 10 years at Bupa Global, where she held a number of operational, strategic and development roles including Market Development Manager and Continuous Improvement Manager. The appointment comes at a key…
    Written on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 18:19 in iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News