BUPA Middle East reaching 200,000 members in Saudi Arabia
BUPA Middle East, the leading health care insurer in the Kingdom, celebrated reaching 200,000 members in Saudi Arabia. The 200,000th member was announced yesterday to be Hanan Mohamed Al Qarni, two years of age, who was honored at a celebration with her family attended by members of management, BUPA staff members and BUPA Chairman, Eng. Loay Hisham Nazer.
Hanan Qarni was warmly welcomed to the BUPA headquarters in Jeddah and was greeted by Nazer who awarded the 200,000th member with a complimentary family weekend getaway at the Intercontinental beach resort in addition to a commemorative plaque. Hanan and her family were then taken for a tour around the BUPA headquarters and were introduced to the various departments and divisions.
Eng. Nazer expressed his sincere gratitude and appreciation to the entire BUPA Middle East staff for upholding the highest quality of customer service, improving customer satisfaction and providing specialized health services whose efforts and dedication have contributed to groundbreaking achievements all attesting to the 200,000 members milestone.
At the momentous celebration, Nazer and Wayne Close, BUPA Chief Operating Officer, unveiled a commemorative marker that proudly stands in the reception of the headquarters with names of every staff member engraved in addition to the 200K member logo which was develop specially for the occasion. Gift items were also distributed to all staff members as a token of appreciation for their contributions to the company.
The outstanding results for BUPA last year and first quarter of this year are contributing factors to this record achievement where BUPA Middle East has captured approximately 16% of the Saudi market with 200,000 members in over 550 companies, representing all business and industry sectors in the Kingdom. The company is currently witnessing a staggering growth rate of 40% per annum. Close reiterated that BUPA is continuing to enjoy sustainable growth as the year progresses and with health insurance now mandatory for most companies and new regulations in place, BUPA expects significant growth in 2006 and the years to follow.”
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