Tom Singer has been appointed as Bupa’s financial director and a main board
member with Professor Ed Byrne AO as a non-executive director.
Singer, 44, succeeds Ray King who takes over as chief executive at the
company’s AGM on 15 May following Val Gooding’s retirement.
Singer was previously chief operating officer at bookmakers William Hill,
after four years as FD. Prior to that he was FD and main board director at Moss
Bros Plc and has held managerial posts at McKinsey and Price Waterhouse.
‘I am delighted to be joining a business which has achieved such considerable
success in recent years. It has an enviable track record in organic growth and
strategic acquisition. I look forward to playing a constructive part in its
future expansion,’ he said.
Professor Byrne AO is executive dean of University College London’s
biomedical sciences faculty and head of the Royal Free and University College
Medical School. He has held a number of posts in commercial, academic and
research organisations in Australia, where Bupa has significant business
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