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THUMBAY GROUP NAMED AS THE EMIRATES BUSINESS AMBASSADOR FOR HEALTHCARE AND EDUCATION

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.

Business-Ambassador-AwardThe 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.

THUMBAY GROUP NAMED AS THE EMIRATES BUSINESS AMBASSADOR FOR HEALTHCARE AND EDUCATIONMr. 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.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014

This event is a great platform which encourages innovation, uniqueness and experimentation and that is the only way to let the genius of the students bloom.
HE Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India to UAE

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014The ‘Annual and Medical Science Exhibition GMU MASE 2014’ was held on 21st and 22nd of May 2014 at its campus in Ajman. The event offered students a chance to display their talent in innovations in science and medicine.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014Consul General of India HE Mr. Anurag Bhushan inaugurated the exhibition in the presence of the university President Mr. Thumbay Moideen and other dignitaries. GMU MASE is held every year under the guidance of the Founder President of the university and also under the supervision of the academic leadership of all the constituent colleges of Gulf Medical University.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014HE Anurag Bhushan said that ‘we see only 10 percent of their talent which is on display, while 90 percent of hard work goes in back ground exercise in making such wonderful working models, and the thought that goes into making posters, which is commendable’. This event is a great platform which encourages innovation, uniqueness and experimentation and that is the only way to let the genius of the students bloom. Visiting this university is a sort of a discovery for me. We are proud of the vision, foresight and entrepreneurship of Mr. Moideen in establishing such a wonderful university in UAE, he said.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014“Many kids have incredible brains, we wanted to explore the giftedness in a child and this platform brings forth the unnoticed talent amongst young children, who in their formative years may have decided on their future course of education and specialization” said Prof. Mohamed Arifulla, Dean Admissions and Registers, GMU.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014The exuberant talent of the students form over 50 schools from all over UEA and attended by over 4500 students from more than 250 schools was aptly summed up by the Vice Principal, Ms. Sobha Mohan of Indian School Ajman. “Gulf Medical University Science Exhibition is an eagerly awaited event for all school children. It is an occasion for the students to showcase their creative talents. It is with their own creative abilities assisted and guided by the teachers, amazing ideas have been brought to light by this opportunity provided by GMU. Indeed it has been exhilarating two days for the students of Indian School Ajman who tried their best to impress everyone with their creations. We look forward to the next one while today we are on top of the world with the joy of winning the overall trophy. We are grateful to GMU for providing this platform”.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014Every year GMU MASE inspires and encourages young scientists recognizing their talents and showcases the fact that the path to a sustainable future for the UAE lies in the power of talented youth. As role models they are empowered to encourage further exploration and development of knowledge, analytical thinking and skills in their peers as they cooperate to solve local and global technological issues. We are proud and delighted to see these 16 young talented Emirati students represent the UAE as a part of the programme.”

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014We have explored ourselves by meeting friends from other schools, who displayed some amazing projects says Suhail from Indian School Ajman, who led a team of more than hundred students to this year’s exhibition.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014Our students were thrilled to see the anatomy specimens, which generated a lot of interest in them to study medicine. They also got an opportunity to learn from other students, which is a commendable opportunity provided by GMU, said Ms. Priya NV, a teacher from Al Ameer English School. A similar feeling was echoed by Ms. Chayetali Raj from Our Own English High School, Sharjah. Ms. Talat, a teacher from DPS Sharjah said GMU MASE provided a good platform for budding scientists, and we are happy to be part of this incredible scientific feast and happier that our students have won many prizes.

YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014The event culminated with a prize distribution ceremony on 22nd May 2014. Prizes were be given away to the winners in Projects, Posters and Painting categories. Cash prizes worth more than AED 25,000 were given to the winning students.YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014YOUNG MINDS IGNITED AT GMU MASE 2014

THUMBAY GROUP HR DEPARTMENT WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS BEST TALENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AWARD

The award was presented during the 6th Annual MENA HR Excellence Awards held in Dubai as part of 9th Annual Human Asset Expansion Summit MENA 2014 held on 14th-15th May 2014.

THUMBAY GROUP HR DEPARTMENT WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS BEST TALENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AWARDThe Best Talent Management Practice award was aptly bagged by Thumbay Group UAE for setting standard for innovation and strategy in Talent Management. The precise criteria for this award category was effective employee onboarding, ongoing training and development, coaching, mentoring, assessing and developing leadership capabilities, monitoring and measuring talent management, designing effective compensation and recognition system within the organization. His Excellency Dr. Omar A Al Nuaimi, Assistant Under Secretary of Policies and Strategies Ministry of Labour UAE presented the awards. Mr. Suraj Padmanabhan, Assistant Manager Learning and Development and Mr. Sidhiq Assistant Manager HR Thumbay Group received the award.

THUMBAY GROUP HR DEPARTMENT WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS BEST TALENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AWARDThe summit connected HR Professionals from leading organizations in the Middle East and North Africa region. Leading HR professionals and organizations were awarded and recognized for excellence for their achievement in the past 12 months. This specific platform is organized exclusively by French business information group named Naseba.

THUMBAY GROUP HR DEPARTMENT WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS BEST TALENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AWARDThe crucial features of the summit were keynotes addresses, panel discussions, workshops for the Professionals to facilitate knowledge sharing regarding the most pressing issues faced by the HR Professionals in the region, a problem solving round table conference called Think Tank was also a part of the agenda along with a Networking sessions for the outstanding HR professionals present in this Summit. The summit also featured the 6th MENA HR Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in advancing the HR function in their respective organizations.

Some of the award categories this year were HR Professional of the Year (for private and public sector), Distinction in healthy workplace strategies-corporate wellness, Distinction in Employee Engagement, Distinction in Learning and Development Employer of the year, HR champion of change, best nationalization initiative and Best Talent Management Practice.

The Thumbay Group UAE is an international business corporation with its headquarters in Ajman, United Arab Emirates. It has over the past decade spread its wings of excellence in various fields of social and business endeavors. What started in 1998 with the establishment of the Thumbay Group at Ajman, UAE by its founder, a visionary and third generation entrepreneur from India, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, blossomed into a diversified group with myriad line of businesses in U.A.E and overseas.

For over a decade Thumbay group has been quite successful in growing its business while utilizing a decentralized approach to managing its diversified workforce. Among the growing competitors Thumbay Group has taken a number of disciplined steps that have enhanced its capabilities for developing talents while ensuring management continuity throughout its systems. Talent Development, Succession planning and Employee Engagement & Retention are the top there HR priorities leading Thumbay group to cultivate a practice of talent development.

Suraj Padmanabhan thanked the Group Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen for his vision, constant encouragement and support. But for the president’s support, we would not have achieved this milestone, said Sidhiq. Thumbay Group workforce has been proactive in supporting the Run the business & Change the business Management for organizational growth. Our employees take change as a rule and not as an exception. This mindset fosters the high performers to raise the bar higher and achieve the newly set benchmark while still abiding by the dual perspective of Run the Business and Change the Business.

ABOUT THUMBAY CORPORATE LEARNING CENTRE:
Experience learning as never before!

Thumbay Group launched the Thumbay Corporate Learning Centre for employees of the group to accelerate their professional growth and employee satisfaction. Mr. Thumbay Moideen the Founder-President of Thumbay Group, referred to TCLC as a ‘one stop source’. He stated that new technologies & inventions can attain real meaning only when they touch lives through the support of knowledge that is shared by the organization.

Mr. Moideen encouraged expertise in professional development and innovation for 360 degree professional development of the workforce which apparently is an integral part of Thumbay Group. In the race for excellence, there is no finish line, he said. Thumbay Corporate Learning Centre would host key programs like eLearning, instructor led organizational and leadership training, employee best practice sharing, discussion boards and knowledge management programs. Thumbay Corporate Learning Center,

TCLC delivers intensive management training programs to effect enduring impact in the mindset & performance of people resulting in sustainable competitive advantage for the organizations. The training programs address specific challenges faced by the organizations to help participants devise appropriate solutions as takeaways while they learn. The learning center help businesses develop & retain high performing teams by collaborating among themselves to transform knowledge into action(s) that help achieve business objectives. TCLC offers a wide range of courses, programs and workshops, devised uniquely that will embark the employees on levels of business ease, efficiency and effectiveness beyond anything that you have ever experienced. Proficient personnel who are experts in identifying the core learning objectives, developing and delivering dynamic individualized courses and workshops that meet specific corporate training needs lead the center.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLD

Forbes Middle East held an exclusive award ceremony and gala dinner in the Godolphin Ballroom, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, to celebrate and acknowledge the Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World. Thumbay Moideen, Founder-President of Thumbay Group was handed over the prestigious award during the ceremony.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDBollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, was the special guest of the evening joining in the celebrations. His Excellency T.P. Seetharam, Ambassador of India to the UAE, also attended the event as guest of honor, along with Boris Collardi, CEO of Julius Baer Group, which partnered with Forbes Middle East on this special occasion.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDAfter receiving the award Mr. Moideen said “such honors and recognition add more responsibility to what we do”. I strongly believe in the adage that ‘In the race for excellence, there is no finish line’. I wish to thank Forbes Middle East for doing the honor. It is also a reflection of the dedicated team effort of our entire organization. I wish to thank the Rulers of this great country who support and encourage us in our endeavors. It is evident from the fact that more than 78% of the Top Leaders and Business owners are based in UAE.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDSpeaking after the event, Mrs. Khuloud Al Omian, Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Middle East and Vice-President of Arab Publisher House, said: “Indian entrepreneurs and businessmen have played an enormous role in the continued development of the Arab world. Their passion, drive and expertise have blended with the region’s own, creating a truly unique business environment.”

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDCommenting further, Mrs. Al Omian added, “On behalf of the whole team at Forbes Middle East, I would like to congratulate all 170 top Indian leaders and thank everyone involved for making the evening such a success. As the country with the most top Indian leaders, the UAE continues to provide an unrivalled platform that encourages extraordinary leaders and their businesses to flourish.”

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDAmongst the highlights of the evening was the unveiling of the latest issue of Forbes Middle East magazine, which includes a comprehensive ranking of inspirational Indians, upon which the evening’s prestigious awards were based.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDAbout Thumbay Group UAE:

The Thumbay Group UAE is an international business conglomerate with its headquarters in Ajman, United Arab Emirates.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDVenturing into new avenues of service with missionary zeal, the Thumbay Group has over the past decade spread its wings of excellence in various fields of social and business endeavors. What started in 1998 with the establishment of the Thumbay Group at Ajman, UAE by its founder, a visionary and third generation entrepreneur from India, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, blossomed into a diversified group with operations in Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Trading, and Marketing & Distribution.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDThe GMC Chain of Hospitals, the constituent teaching hospitals of Gulf Medical University, is one of the largest healthcare services providers in U.A.E serving patients from more than 175 countries. Similarly, Gulf Medical University attracts a student cohort of over 70 nationalities and faculty and staff from over 22 countries.

THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDApart from being an acknowledged leader in the health sector, Thumbay Group operates a reputed pharmacy chain, diagnostic centres, multi-brand retail outlets, world-class wellness centres, a prestigious chain of coffee shoppes, popular health & lifestyle publication, to name a few. An academic and entrepreneurial powerhouse, the Thumbay Group takes its strength from an empowered and loyal employee group exceeding three thousand people. Today, the Thumbay Group is a symbol for superior service, quality and innovation. THUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDTHUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLDTHUMBAY MOIDEEN FEATURED IN TOP INDIAN LEADERS IN THE ARAB WORLD

GMC HOSPITAL BECOMES REGIONAL CENTER FOR ADVANCED SURGICAL TRAINING

THD SpA, an Italian Equipment manufacturing company has entered into an agreement with Gulf Medical College Hospital & Research Centre – Ajman, to be a Regional Surgical Training centre for THD (Trans Anal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialization) surgical Procedure. The agreement was signed at GMU Campus by Thumbay Moideen, Founder President GMC Hospitals and Mr. Emad Labib of THD SpA, in the presence of Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations Healthcare and Retail Divisions Thumbay Group and officials from THD.

GMC HOSPITAL BECOMES REGIONAL CENTER FOR ADVANCED SURGICAL TRAINING‘Hemorrhoids are not a frequently discussed topic. Most people simply tolerate the problem and are often frightened by the thought of traditional surgery. The THD procedure offers a minimally invasive surgical approach to treating the source of the hemorrhoids. Post-operative pain is negligible, no bleeding, needs only a day’s stay in the hospital, and within 4-5 days the patient can go back to work’, says Prof. Yasein Mallaha Taher, Professor and Head Department of Surgery, GMC Hospital Ajman. Clinical results have shown that patients who have THD may encounter less pain, less risk of complications, and faster return to activities inside of 4 days.

GMC HOSPITAL BECOMES REGIONAL CENTER FOR ADVANCED SURGICAL TRAININGGMC Hospital will be a recognized center in the UAE and the Middle East for the THD Company and their surgical procedures. Another new technology will be introduced in the near future for the management of anal fecal incontinence, and the GMC Hospital will be the first in the UAE and the Middle East to do the procedure, added Prof. Taher. THD will nominate and sponsor surgeons from all over the region to be trained at our hospital.

Gulf Medical College Hospital & Research Centre Ajman will be the venue for any future professional activities sponsored by THD in UAE including Foreign speakers/trainers, symposia,  round table discussions,  workshops etc.

THD is Strong of its know-how for the past experiences in clinical, research and development, rapid prototyping and 3D design, THD SpA is today known reality in science thanks to the solid foundation on which it was built.

Currently THD SpA enjoys an international consensus growing and occupies a prominent position in the field of treatment of hemorrhoids. The high quality of the materials used backed with constant research in technology and medicine, the design and manufacture of innovative devices supported by a team of designers, researchers and physicians have allowed it to stand out in the framework of the colon proctology treatments.

The quality and effectiveness of products THD, combined with prompt service and evolved have satisfied the demands of health care and medical centers in more than 50 countries THD allowing the company to become a landmark in the treatment of hemorrhoids.

Today the group has THD 60 people and makes use of a solid international distribution network supported by a pool of local specialists and researchers at the forefront in coloproctologico.

MR. SYED MOHAMED BEARY, CMD, BEARYS GROUP VISITS GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Gulf Medical University was honored to receive Mr. Syed Mohamed Beary, CMD, Bearys Group and Chairman – (IGBC) Bangalore Chapter & Chairman – Bearys Group of Institutions yesterday. Mr. Beary was received by Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of the university and was accompanied by Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations, Healthcare and Retail Division, Thumbay Group UAE.
MR. SYED MOHAMED BEARY, CMD, BEARYS GROUP VISITS GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
Mr. Syed Mohamed Beary, who was taken on a tour of the campus, appreciated the research activities at the university and was highly impressed by the modern technology being used in teaching and training of the students.

Mr. Beary and Mr. Moideen discussed various issues and explored possibilities of mutual cooperation between the two organizations. There is a great possibility to create a synergy between our two organizations, they said after the meeting.

It is our pleasure to host Mr. Beary, who founded & spearheaded the Bearys Group to span the entire gamut of the real estate sector. Under his stewardship, ‘Bearys’ has risen to be a most trusted name and is today widely acclaimed as an ‘Environment Conscious Developer’ par excellence. He found many educational institutions from primary to collegiate levels and professional colleges in his native Kodi, Kundapur, Udupi district and Mangalore including an engineering college, Bearys Institute of Technology in Mangalore, said Mr. Moideen.

TAIWAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH OFFICIALS VISIT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Thumbay Group UAE invited to Taiwan for official discussions to develop joint activities

TAIWAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH OFFICIALS VISIT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYDr. Wang, Tsung-Hsi, Deputy-Director General, Department of Medical Affairs, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan accompanied by a high level delegation visited Gulf Medical University. The guests were received by Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Gulf Medical University and Thumbay Group UAE.

TAIWAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH OFFICIALS VISIT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYThe visiting dignitaries had elaborate discussions with Thumbay Group UAE management to develop cooperation in the fields of medical education, healthcare, trading of medical equipments and disposables. The visitors were highly impressed with the advanced facilities available at the university and expressed their interest to join hands with Gulf Medical University and GMC Hospitals in research activities. Wei, Cheng-Yi, Research Assistant, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Teng, Naichia, Associate Professor, Taipei Medical University and Tzou, Chi-Chen, President Fa-Hair Clinic, along with officials from Taiwan Trade Center Dubai and Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay Director Operations Healthcare and Retail Division Thumbay Group participated in the discussions. Later the delegates were appraised about the facilities and met with the academic leadership of the university. The visiting team was taken to GMC Hospital Ajman to show them the facilities and services being offered by the hospital, which is the 1st JCI Accredited hospital in Ajman.TAIWAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH OFFICIALS VISIT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

The officials congratulated Mr. Moideen for establishing such world class institution and said that it stands out as one of the best and is comparable to advanced institutions in Europe and Asia.

TAIWAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH OFFICIALS VISIT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYMr. Moideen has been invited to Taiwan to have personal meetings with the Government officials and Private institutions and organizations to take the discussions forward to establish joint ventures. Mr. Moideen has accepted the invitation and expressed his desire to develop mutually beneficial cooperation between leading Institutions and Organizations in Taiwan and Thumbay Group UAE in the near future.

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