Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of the UAE-based international business conglomerate Thumbay Group received ‘The Eminent Aloysian Alumini Award 2016’, jointly organized by the management of St. Aloysius College – Mangaluru and the St. Aloysius College Alumini Association (SACAA) at a special function held at Fr L.F. Rasquinha Hall, LCRI Block, St Aloysius College on Saturday, 19th March 2016.
The awards committee noted Thumbay Moideen’s outstanding achievements: “Mr. Thumbay Moideen is the founder of the Thumbay Group at UAE. He established the Gulf Medical University in UAE. In a span of 16 years he has established himself as a successful entrepreneur and set up various business operations in 13 sectors including hospitals, medical centres, diagnostic centres, health clubs, pharmacies, retail outlets, coffee shops and nutrition stores. He featured in the list of ‘The Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World’ by Forbes Middle East Magazine in 2014 & 2015.”
Thumbay Moideen also delivered the conclave address on the special occasion. Rev. Fr. Swebert D’Silva S.J., Principal of St Aloysius College gave the felicitation speech. Rev. Fr. Denzil Lobo S.J., Rector of St Aloysius Institutions presided over the function. The program saw the participation of large numbers of alumni of St. Aloysius Institutions.
The biennial awards, instituted to recognize St. Aloysius College alumni who have excelled in their respective fields and have made a significant contribution to the society, was awarded to five eminent former students this year.
About Thumbay Group
Thumbay Group is an international business conglomerate headquartered in DIFC – Dubai. The Group has successfully diversified into 14 different sectors in a span of just 17 years. The Group today employs more than 3500 people, which will rise to 6000 with the completion of ongoing projects in the next two years, and to 15,000 employees by the end of 2020. The Gulf Medical University, the leading private medical university in the region owned and operated by Thumbay Group has a student cohort of over 73 nationalities and faculty and staff from over 22 countries. The Thumbay chain of hospitals, the constituent teaching hospitals of the Gulf Medical University, is one of the largest healthcare services provider in the UAE, serving over 2500 patients daily, from more than 175 countries. Apart 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 shops, restaurants, popular health & lifestyle publication, etc.