Appointment to the Voluntary Health Insurance Board

Following a Public Appointment Service (PAS) advertising campaign, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD has appointed Mr Dean Holden as a member of the Voluntary Health Insurance Board for a term from 31st January 2018 to 30th January 2023.

Dean Holden has worked in a wide variety of senior finance, general management and Board roles at Bupa, the UK’s largest health insurer and private healthcare organisation).  He spent 15 years as a Divisional CEO/MD reporting to the Group CEO and as a member of the Global Executive Team. His most recent executive role, until end 2016, was CEO/MD of Bupa’s largest Market Unit, Australia and New Zealand. He has over 25 years Board experience as both an executive and non-executive Director in the UK, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and India.