Thumbay Group

Dubai International Financial Centre

P.O. Box 415555



T. +971 4 298 5555

F. +971 4 298 9555




Founded by Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with operations across 20 different verticals 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. Headquartered in Dubai, the group presently employs around 5000 people, which will increase to 6,000 with completion of ongoing projects. 

Presently, Thumbay Group is focusing on its strategic long-term plans which will see the group scale its businesses almost ten times and expand its operations globally, in addition to employing 25,000 people by 2022. Accordingly, the Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1,000 beds in the UAE, 1,500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide. GMU is soon to become a full-fledged University with Engineering and Management courses in addition to Medicine. Plans are also afoot to open three new University campuses across 3 different countries. By 2022, Thumbay Group also plans to add 25 Thumbay labs, 100 Thumbay pharmacies, 40 Zo & Mo Opticals outlets, 100 Blends & Brews coffee shops, 25 Body & Soul health clubs, 50 Nutri Plus Vita stores, as per its strategic plans.