Churchill, also former Zurich Financial Services Life chief executive, will sit as a non-executive member and become a member of Bupa’s Audit Committee.
Sir John Tooke has also been appointed to the board as a non-executive member, with effect from July 1. He will also serve as chairman of Bupa’s Medical Advisory Panel.
Bupa chairman Lord Leitch says: “We are fortunate to have attracted two individuals with such strong credentials. Their appointments further strengthen the board’s knowledge and experience. We look forward to welcoming them.”