Monday September 28, 2020

Unwilling equaliser

Tenacious, determined and single-minded is how many in the business community describe Martin O’Rourke.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

9th December, 2006

After ten years at the helm of the British health insurer Bupa, those attributes are being tested to the full as O’Rourke faces the toughest call of his career: should the company leave the Irish market or will he decide to stay and fight?

This time last year - following the decision of Minister for Health Mary Harney to trigger risk equalisation - Bupa told a special sitting of the High Court in...

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