PRIVATE medical giant Bupa has appointed Joy Linton as acting CFO.
She takes over from Evelyn Bourke who becomes acting CEO, effective from 4 April 2016.
Linton’s appointment – subject to regulatory approval to join the Bupa board and the Bupa executive team – formally kicks in on 1 May 2016.
She brings over 25 years’ experience in financial and strategic roles in Australia and the UK. Linton joined Bupa in March 2011 as FD of its Australian health insurance business, later becoming finance and commercial director of Bupa Australia and New Zealand. She became Bupa’s chief people officer on an interim basis in 2015, prior to her current role as general manager, health services for Bupa UK.
Before Bupa, Linton was CFO of National Foods, one of Australia’s largest food and beverage companies. She was also a NED of Bega Cheese, an ASX-200 listed outfit, serving as chair of their audit and risk committee.