Recognizing their passion and contribution to the advancement of the Arab region, Forbes Middle East revealed its long-awaited list of the Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE at an impressive ceremony hosted on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at The Oberoi, Dubai, Business Bay, UAE.
Guests of Honor at the event were H.E. Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India, H.E. Mr. M K Lokesh, Ambassador of India to the UAE and Dr. Nasser Bin Aqeel Al Tayyar, President of Arab Publisher House, the publishers of Forbes Middle East.
Addressing the audience as the Keynote Speaker, Dr. Tharoor said: “Given the historical links between the Middle East and India, and this region’s own unique location at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, it gives me great pride to celebrate the remarkable contribution of Indians to the economic resurgence of the Middle East.”
Following the awards ceremony Mr. Lokesh, the Indian Ambassador to UAE, and Dr. Nasser Bin Aqeel Al Tayyar, President of Arab Publisher House, revealed the latest issues of Forbes Middle East – Arabic and English, featuring the Top Indian Leaders in the UAE ranking amidst applauses.
For the very first time, Forbes Middle East proudly presented the list of Top 100 Indian Leaders in the U.A.E. These rankings are based on the information collated on some of the most influential Indian business leaders residing or operating the Emirates. This latest ranking considers courageous individuals who founded their enterprises, influential business owners and top C-level executives who are shaping and driving their companies’ success. Counting among Forbes Middle East’s Indian “founding forces” is a diverse mix of company founders and business owners who continue to set the standard.
Earlier, in May 2013 Thumbay Group after being featured in the “Top 100 Companies making an impact in the Arab World”, a list compiled by Forbes Middle East Magazine, lately Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group has been featured in the first ever list of ‘Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE’ which was exclusively compiled and published by Forbes Middle East Magazine in the June-July issue15.
Mr. Thumbay Moideen received the special award for his contribution in the field of healthcare from the Guest of Honor & Keynote Speaker H.E. Dr. Shashi- Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India and Dr. Nasser Al Tayyer, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Al Tayyer Travel Group and President of Arab Publisher House.
“The vision of Thumbay Group is to be one of the biggest Corporates with a global presence in the next seven years”, commented Mr. Thumbay Moideen.
Please click on the link http://english.forbesmiddleeast.com/read.php?story=991 and scroll down to the bottom to view the full list of Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE.