Dentists’ Provident appoints new board member

19 January 2022
1 min read

Dentists’ Provident, leading income protection provider for the dental industry, has appointed Matt Payne to its board.

As the new executive director at Dentists’ Provident, Matt Payne will strengthen the company’s executive team with operational oversight of the information systems team.

Matt is a graduate in computer sciences and holds an MBA from Cardiff Business School. He has over 25 years’ experience in information technology development, operations and management, including senior leadership roles in financial services and software industries in the UK, US and EMEA.

“We are very excited about Matt joining the Dentists’ Provident Board. Like so many businesses, we are hugely dependent on technology, and we really wanted to further strengthen this area of our business. Matt brings a wealth of national and international experience and has made a great impact already,” says Farrukh Mirza, CEO of Dentists’ Provident.

“In my short time at Dentists’ Provident, I’ve been really impressed with the ethos of truly putting the individual members at the centre of all they do. I’m looking forward to getting to know the business even more over the coming months and help move Dentists’ Provident forward,” says Matt.

Dentists’ Provident is a leading provider of income protection insurance for dental professionals. As a member-owned mutual their sole objective has been helping members and plan-holders achieve financial security during periods of illness or injury since setting up more than 100 years ago.

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