40 and Under: the Region's Most Influential Young Business Leaders
Tue 30 Oct 2018 06:25 AM
Akram Moideen Thumbay

Industry: Diversified

Company: Thumbay Group

Designation: Director of Operations, Construction and Renovation Division and Director, Thumbay Technologies

Country: India

Age: 31

In 2001 Akram Moideen Thumbay joined Thumbay Group founded by his father Dr. Thumbay Moideen, where he spent six years training and familiarising himself with the day-to-day operations of the organisation. Today, he heads the operations of Thumbay Builders, the high-end general construction company operated by the Construction and Renovation Division of Thumbay Group.  The group is one of the biggest construction companies in the Northern Emirates and has built over one million square feet to date. Akram is also the director of Thumbay Technologies, a leading IT solutions company owned by Thumbay Group, which is soon to open its state-of-the-art offshore productivity centre in Bangalore, India.  Akram is a member of the Thumbay Group Board, a five-member board that implements the group’s strategic plans worldwide. He serves as the chairman of Thumbay Group’s CSR Committee, which has successfully carried out several CSR programmes across the UAE, promoting causes and activities benefiting low-income groups, women, children, and various professional groups among others. Akram has a passion for travelling and learning about different cultures.