Bupa Hong Kong appoints new General Manager
Hong Kong，25 Jun 2018
Today Bupa Hong Kong, the leading health insurance specialist in town, announces the appointment of Andrew Merrilees as General Manager, Bupa Hong Kong*.
Andrew has over 25 years of experience across insurance and broker businesses in Australia and Singapore. He is a veteran working for global consulting firms, and has developed an ability to translate business needs into viable solutions and benefits programmes. Prior to joining Bupa, he led Lockton’s regional Employee Benefits business across Asia Pacific. He also previously held senior leadership roles with global consultants Aon and health insurer businesses, GU Health and MBF, which is now part of Bupa Australia.
In his new role, Andrew will focus on leading the company towards excellent customer experience by innovating around comprehensive health solutions in Hong Kong, and driving growth performance across the business. He also sits on the Board of Bupa (Asia) Limited*.
Angus Slater, Managing Director for Bupa in Hong Kong, said: “Andrew’s long experience and deep knowledge of health insurance, clear customer orientation and track record of delivering sustained growth across the various businesses he has led make him an ideal candidate to take on the Hong Kong Insurance leadership role. We are delighted to welcome Andrew to lead Bupa Hong Kong to new heights.”
Andrew Merrilees, General Manager, Bupa Hong Kong added: “I am truly excited about joining Bupa. I look forward to leading the next chapter of Bupa Hong Kong to provide high quality and affordable health insurance to meet and exceed local healthcare needs.”
* Subject to regulatory approval
Bupa – A global healthcare specialist
* Source: LaingBuisson Health Cover UK Market Report 14th Edition, published October 2017, in terms of market share by premium income among private medical insurance providers