SVP Product   |   UK/EU   |   4th July 2022

Reliance Health appoint Malin Ek as SVP Product


Renaissance are pleased to announce the appointment of Malin Ek as SVP Product at Reliance Health

Founded in 2016 by Femi Kuti, Opeyemi Olumekun, and Matthew Mayaki, Reliance Health is on a mission to make quality healthcare accessible and affordable in countries where the dominant path to healthcare is to pay at the point of access. Reliance Health uses technology and data science to build an integrated health system that includes affordable health insurance, telemedicine and a combination of partner and proprietary healthcare facilities. This allows them to offer innovative healthcare solutions that meet the needs of the emerging markets.

Having received early investment from the likes of Partech Partners, Y Combinator and Tencent, Reliance Health have recently raised $40m, led by General Atlantic to help fuel their international expansion. In line with their expansion model, they have made the following hire to their executive leadership team:

Malin Ek – SVP Product

Malin is an experienced product and growth executive encompassing product management, strategy, growth acquisition and business development, in highly digital operations including HealthTech, Media, FinTech and Online Marketplaces. She joins from Preglife in Stockholm, where she was their Chief Product and Growth Officer. Malin joins Reliance Health to assist Randeep Sidhu, Chief Product Officer with their strategy, vision and product leadership in line with their expansion plans.

Quoting on her new role, Malin said “To devote my time and energy to making health care affordable and accessible in emerging markets is the most rewarding job I can think of. I am excited to join the company at this stage, where we have the capacity to expand into new markets, integrate further into the ecosystem of health care and build a product organisation that will deliver the best user experience in the situations where our users will need it the most. I am looking forward to embarking on this journey together with the team, and I am sure that we will deliver substantial impact across the globe.”

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