The international health insurance arm of Bupa, Bupa Global, has announced the appointment of Angus Slater to general manager of Bupa Global Asia Pacific (BGAPAC).
According to Bupa Global, the new role brings together the company’s Greater China and South East Asia regions to help deliver a more regional approach to product design and sales across the company’s Asia Pacific geography.
In his new role, Angus’ focus will be on establishing key broker relationships in the Asia Pacific region. Additionally, he will 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, while also maintaining his role of sales and commercial director for Bupa Hong Kong. Previously, he was marketing director for Bupa Global, based in London.
“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,” said Sheldon Kenton, Bupa Global managing director.
“It’s fantastic to be taking on this role and leading Bupa Global Asia Pacific into the next chapter,” commented Angus. “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.”