The corporate leadership of Thumbay Group, in the presence of the institution’s founder president, Dr. Thumbay Moideen and Group Board Members, witnessed an inspirational speech on the importance of leadership, sustainability and innovation by H.E Dr. Rashid Alleem, Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority.
Widely considered as one of the most prominent leading thinkers in the fields of the economical businesses, H.E Dr. Rashid Alleem, is also a key influencer in the development of corporate leadership skills on both local and international levels. He is a passionate writer, Environmentalist, ranks 3rd among the 25 most influential CEOs in GCC, and an internationally respected transformational leader.
Prior to his motivating speech, H.E. Dr Rashid was taken on a comprehensive tour of the Gulf Medical University campus by Dr. Thumbay Moideen. Dr. Rashid said “It is so impressive to see how much research, innovation and cutting-edge technology that has been developed in the University. It is a great achievement by Dr. Moideen, one that will create a legacy”. He was particularly impressed with the laboratories and the advanced research facilities at the Thumbay Institute of Precision Medicine and Translational Research (TIPMTR)
Touching on various current scenarios around the world, H.E Dr. Rashid emphasized on the value of quality education, critical thinking, sustainability and creating a positive change. Peppered with humour and various life anecdotes, Dr. Rashid captivated the attention of the audience at Gulf Medical University. The session closed out with the felicitation of H.E. Dr. Rashid by Dr. Moideen, he gave attendees many points to ponder out and closed his speech to a standing ovation.
About Thumbay Group
Established by the Founder President Dr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today the Dubai-based Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with presence across 20 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. Thumbay Group follows a strategic plan, according to which the Group aims to expand its businesses over ten times, with global presence. Accordingly, the Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide. The strategic vision plan aims to increase the group’s employee strength to 25,000 by the year 2022.