Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay

Vice President – Healthcare Division
Board Member – Thumbay Group


Akbar Moideen Thumbay is the Vice President of Healthcare Division and Board Member at Thumbay Group with the responsibility of managing the division which includes Thumbay Hospitals & Day Cares, Thumbay Clinics, Thumbay Pharmacy, Thumbay Labs and Thumbay Medical Tourism. The Healthcare Division deals with the operations of all its units across UAE and India. Under the banner of the retail division, he initiated Nutri Plus Vita, a series of health nutrition and wellness store, while handling the brands of Zo & Mo Opticals, Thumbay Pharmacy and The Flower Shoppe located across the UAE.

Thumbay Hospital, over the years has become one of the largest healthcare providers in the private healthcare sector offering quality and affordable care to all sections of society in the U.A.E. One of his key initiatives has been to promote Thumbay Hospitals in the medical tourism segment in an aggressive manner. The hospital’s international quality healthcare services and well-equipped facilities have brought in patients from as far as Africa and Southern Europe, seeking treatments from executive check-ups to complicated surgeries.

Under his leadership, all Thumbay Hospitals in the UAE have achieved JCI Accreditation, Thumbay Labs have achieved CAP accreditation and Thumbay Hospital, Ajman was the proud recipient of the Dubai Quality Award. His biggest aim in life is to establish Thumbay hospitals as the largest academic hospital network in the Middle East. The group is now focusing plans to start new Thumbay Hospitals across the UAE, while venturing into other GCC & African countries.

He is also credited of being the brain behind another successful venture of Thumbay Group, the Thumbay Marketing and Distribution Company (TMDC), an organization for marketing and distributing various products in the UAE.

Akbar is inducted into the 2017 Alumni Wall of Fame of the American University of Sharjah (AUS), in recognition of his merit and professional accomplishments. He was also honored with the prestigious ‘Champion of Change’ Award at 7th Annual MENA HR Excellence Awards 2015 in recognition of his leadership, strategic thinking and key management decisions that benefited the organization.

He was featured in the twenty-five young Business Leaders in UAE, profiled in a coffee table book GEN NEXT INDIANS. He also received the award for the Thumbay Hospital being featured as the Best Medical Tourism Hospital in the Middle East by the New Economy in 2013 by a leading newspaper in UK.

Akbar is also a renowned speaker and panelist, participating in various conferences and seminars across the Middle East and Europe.