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Tue 30 Oct 2018 06:25 AM
Akbar Moideen Thumbay

Industry: Diversified

Company: Thumbay Group

Designation: Vice President, Healthcare Division, Member of Thumbay Group Board

Country: India

Age: 34

Akbar Moideen Thumbay’s vision, enthusiasm and confidence helped him quickly climb the corporate ladder to secure the position of vice-president of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group founded by his father Dr. Thumbay Moideen. He is also a member of the Thumbay Group Board.

Akbar runs operations of the healthcare division across the UAE, India and Africa, including all Thumbay Hospitals, Thumbay Clinics and Thumbay Labs. Under the banner of the Retail Division, he initiated Nutri Plus Vita, a series of health nutrition and wellness stores in addition to the pre-existing branches of Zo and Mo Opticals and Thumbay Pharmacies. Akbar is also the brains behind the Thumbay Marketing and Distribution Company. One of Akbar’s key initiatives has been to promote Thumbay Hospitals in the medical tourism segment, attracting patients from as far as Africa and Southern Europe.