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Anna Philbrick joins the Octopus Group as Head of People for Octopus Healthcare

Octopus Healthcare announces the appointment of Anna Philbrick. Anna joins as Head of People, responsible for the development, achievement and evaluation of Octopus Healthcare’s People Strategy.

With close to 500 members of staff in the Octopus Group, and 50 employees in Octopus Healthcare, Anna’s role will involve nurturing and developing staff, driving change and innovation.

Previously with the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Anna has extensive experience transforming teams and delivery models, as well as implementing people strategies.

Octopus Healthcare’s vision is to improve the health, wealth and wellbeing of the UK population, and that includes their employees. With the appointment of Anna Philbrick the Group will be able to offer more support to employees enabling them to deliver on this vision, as well as supporting them in fulfilling their personal goals for better health, wealth and wellbeing.

On her appointment, Anna Philbrick said:

“I am very excited to have joined the Octopus Group, a company whose values and culture are very much reflected in their business model and objectives. I will be looking to build on these values already embedded within the company, ensuring they are aligned with the operational aspects of the business, whilst also developing the team to deliver on the company’s objectives.”

Benjamin Davis, Deputy CEO at Octopus Healthcare said:

“Anna’s appointment represents our commitment to creating a work environment that fully supports our employees and enables them to perform at their best. We have always recruited exceptional people who share our values, and Anna is a great example of this. With her appointment we know that our People Strategy will be optimised to improve on all aspects of HR and people management.”

For journalists in their professional capacity only. Personal opinions may change and should not be seen as advice or a recommendation. Issued by Octopus Healthcare Adviser Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office is 6th Floor, 33 Holborn, London EC1N 2HT. Registered in England and Wales No. 05857926. Issued: June 2016.