In a glittering ceremony held at Atlantis Hotel in Dubai, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Thumbay Group UAE was awarded a prestigious trophy as the ‘Emirates Business Ambassador for Healthcare and Education’. The award was presented by His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum and was received by Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group UAE on behalf of the Founder President. The ceremony was attended by over 600 participants including Excellencies, high profile dignitaries and executives from Government and Private Organizations.
The recognition to the President in particular and the group in general was bestowed by an expert panel. Explaining the criteria, the awards committee said ‘We choose international and local companies which have very high competitive standards to represent their fields as Ambassadors. After a long study and research done by our committee, they highly recommend for us a list of companies from different sectors (government, semi-government, international and local) and this recommendation was based on high standards for excellence and accomplishments and who can provide trust-based services to the community’, further adding that the choice and trust of the community on your company was more than enough for us to choose you as an Ambassador for them in this prestigious international event.
Mr. Moideen said that Thumbay Group is focused on creating a niche by becoming a global business entity and scale up the present business by at least ten times in the next 5 to 7 years. We have been at the right place in right time. UAE has grown exponentially in the last decade, thanks to the vision of the Rulers and Leadership of this great and beautiful country.
Right from the beginning, we were focused with clear vision, especially in medical education and healthcare. We have provided the best education and quality healthcare that matches the best in Europe or USA, which generated loyal clientele. Added to this we have a very dedicated corporate team, highly qualified faculty and doctors who contributed to our success. We had a great support from the Rulers and the ministries in all our endeavors, he said.
About Thumbay Group UAE:
In the year 1998, Mr. Thumbay Moideen established the THUMBAY Group, U.A.E. Under his dynamic leadership it went on to achieve tremendous growth, and in the process, provided a means of livelihood to hundreds of families over the last decade. The Thumbay Group has since ventured into Health Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Information Technology, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Hospitality and Real Estate. The group serves people from over 175 nationalities through GMC Hospitals and students from over 70 countries pursue their higher education at Gulf Medical University. GMU is rated in “Asia’s 100 Best & Fastest Growing Private Education Institutions.” Award was presented during the Asian Education Excellence Summit 2014, held in India.
Thumbay Group UAE, as per their strategic plan is planning to establish 3-5 campuses in different countries. Plans to initiate more courses are in pipeline. The GMC Hospitals, first private university teaching hospital plans to establish over 15 hospitals in the region in the next 5-7 years.
Today the group has more than 3000 employees belonging to 24 nationalities operating in 13 verticals. The group is constantly expanding our reach, both in terms of products and services as well as geographically, and is looking at expanding the retail business ventures in GCC and other countries in the next 5-7 years, thus increasing our strength to over 7,000 employees with an estimated business of US $2 billion.
Mr. Moideen is also listed in the Top Indian Leaders in Arab World by Forbes Middle East Magazine. He is also listed in the 100 Most Influential Global Indians, and for the fourth successive year Mr. Thumbay Moideen is listed in the “Arabian Business Indian Power List” compiled by Arabian Business – ITP Publishing Group, UAE.