Bupa UK appoints Sales Director for health clinics
Alaana Linney has been appointed Sales Director for Bupa Health Clinics, overseeing the sales and client relationship strategy for Bupa’s network of clinics in the UK.
Bupa has announced that Alaana Linney has been appointed Sales Director for Bupa Health Clinics. Joining from Nuffield Health, Alaana will take on the newly created role from July, overseeing the sales and client relationship strategy for Bupa’s network of UK clinics.
Within the role Alaana will be overseeing consumer, business-to-business and intermediary sales for Bupa Health Clinics.
Already a partner of choice for 55% of FTSE 100 companies, Bupa Health Clinics has ambitious growth objectives within the corporate and SME market. In addition there is an increased focus on the consumer market, including a recent partnership with Waitrose, making healthcare more accessible through pop-up clinics in selected stores across the UK.
Starting on 16 July, Alaana brings more than 12 years commercial and operational experience. She joins Nuffield Health in 2014, where she held a number of senior roles, most recently Director of Business Development.
Alaana Linney, incoming Sales Director of Bupa Health Clinics, said: “I am very excited to be joining one of the biggest brands in healthcare. This is a great business with lots of potential and I look forward to working with our customers and key partners to grow and develop our strategy."
Sarah Melia, Director for Bupa Health Clinics, added: “I’m delighted Alaana is joining our business. With such a wealth of experience, I look forward to working with her to further shape and drive our strategy, bringing us closer to customers.”
With more than 50 Bupa health clinics across the UK which are open to everyone, they offer the full spectrum of health services, including in-depth health assessments and physiotherapy.
Notes to editor
Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.
We have 15.5m health insurance customers, provide healthcare to over 14.5m people in our clinics and hospitals, and look after over 23,300 aged care residents.
We employ over 78,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the USA, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland, and many more through our associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.
Health insurance is around 70% of our business. In a number of countries, we also run clinics, dental centres, hospitals and care homes and villages.
For more information, visit www.bupa.com.