Health Benefits Limited Board appointments
Hon Tony Ryall
Minister of Health
Health Benefits Limited Board
Three directors have been reappointed to
the Board of Health Benefits Ltd (HBL).
They are Chair Ted
van Arkel, Deputy Chair Dr Lester Levy and director Chris
Fleming (CEO Nelson Marlborough DHB).
Murray Georgel has
been appointed as director replacing Tracey Adamson who
retired in April. Murray Georgel is the CEO of Mid-Central
Paula Rebstock is retiring from the Board and the
Government thanks her for her contribution
Ltd was established in 2010 to help the 20 district health
boards save money by reducing their administrative, support
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