The Week: People News - Bupa appoints BA's George

Martin George, the former British Airways commercial director, has joined Bupa as its interim group marketing director.

George accepted the job as the BA court case over UK and US price-fixing is due to take place. He is accused, with a number of former colleagues, of conspiring to fix prices of long-haul fuel surcharges with Virgin Atlantic between 2004 and 2006. If found guilty, George could serve a maximum of five years in prison.