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NMC Healthcare is UAE's largest private healthcare provider

Who we are

NMC Healthcare is the largest private healthcare company in the UAE and ranks amongst the leading fertility service providers in the world. Over the last forty three years, NMC has earned the trust of millions, thanks to its personalized care, genuine concern and a sincere commitment to the overall well-being of the patient.

NMC was the first company from Abu Dhabi to list on the London Stock Exchange and is now part of the premium FTSE 100 Index, an elite club of top 100 blue-chip companies by market cap. NMC's strategic acquisitions coupled with its legacy institutions have allowed us to fill the service gap in our healthcare delivery system and offer a continuum of care to patients

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History

With a legacy stretching as far back as 1975, NMC Healthcare has been chalking out distinct strategies that reflect its continuing leadership in the market.

1974

New Medical Center ‐ NMC commences operations as a small pharmacy and clinic in Abu Dhabi

1981

One of the UAE's largest distributors ‐ NMC Trading, starts distribution of medicines to pharmacies in Abu Dhabi.
Along with the burgeoning oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi, NMC expands into a medical centre and eventually a hospital during the period 1981-1990

1989

NMC Trading diversifies into FMCG products by winning the exclusive agency for distributing NIVEA in the UAE

1996

NMC expands into the emirate of Sharjah by setting up New Medical Centre

1999

NMC opens its first hospital in Deira, Dubai

2004

NMC sets up its most advanced hospital to date ‐ NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai

2008

NMC expands into the beautiful garden city of Al Ain with NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain

2009

NMC Specialty Hospitals in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain area awarded the prestigious JCI accreditation

2012

NMC becomes the first Abu Dhabi company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange as NMC Health plc. NMC is part of the FTSE 250 index and is listed on the premium segment of the LSE.
NMC acquires its first day surgery centre, the elite BR Medical Suites, Dubai Healthcare City.
NMC is selected to operate and manage the prestigious 260 room Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, Umm al Quwain in November.

2013

NMC opens day-surgery centre in Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi.
NMC receives Asia's Most Promising Brand Award

2014

Inauguration of NMC Hospital, Dubai Investments Park, Dubai.
NMC opens Brightpoint Royal Women's Hospital ‐ the first private hospital dedicated to 'women and child care' in Abu Dhabi.
NMC Healthcare opens new Medical Centre in Al Ain

2015

NMC Health plc acquires Clinica Eugin, a leading global fertility centre in February 2015.
NMC Health plc announces two strategic acquisitions of two UAE based healthcare services providers, Americare Group and Dr. Sunny Healthcare Group.
The pioneer in long term acute care in the country, ProVita joins the NMC family in June 2015.
NMC enters into an agreement to acquire a 51% shareholding in Fakih IVF Group. This acquisition confirms the NMC Maternity & Fertility vertical's global market position, as one of the leading international providers of fertility treatment services.

2016

NMC opens NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi. A 500 bed, state-of-the-art healthcare experience for all the patients at every level.
NMC enters Saudi Arabian Market. It announces another strategic expansion within its Long-term & Home care vertical and confirms the NMC’s market position, as the leading regional provider of long-term care services.
NMC announces the acquisition of one of the leading and most reputable hospitals in the UAE, the Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah. It expands the Group’s reach within the region through addition of one of the largest hospitals to its portfolio with top-in-class offering, track-record and brand.

2017

NMC becomes the first company from Abu Dhabi to list on the London Stock Exchange and now part of the premium FTSE 100 Index, a share index of 100 companies with the highest market capitalisation.
NMC and Cincinnati Children's Announce Collaboration Focused on Developing In-Country Expertise to Offer Highly Specialized Paediatric Surgeries in UAE.

2018

NMC acquires outstanding 49% minority stake in Fakih IVF at approximately same enterprise value as original acquisition cost set in 2015.
NMC acquires 70 percent stake in CosmeSurge, a cosmetic surgery and aesthetic medicine provider.
NMC acquires 80 percent stake in the Riyadh-based Al Salam Medical Group.
NMC's Fertility vertical - Fakih IVF, the leading fertility services provider in the Middle East region, opens its new fertility center in Muscat, Oman.

Strategy & Vision

At NMC Healthcare, we guarantee personalised care, genuine concern and a sincere commitment to the overall well-being of society. We believe that healthcare is simply not about detecting, diagnosing, informing or treating an individual but it is about helping people to lead a wholesome and healthy life. We are committed to serving the communities where we do business and pledge to provide our customers with hope ‐ Hope of a Healthy and Happy Life.

As the expression goes, 'The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step', our incredible journey also began with our first step in 1974, when we established a small clinic and pharmacy in Abu Dhabi under the name New Medical Center (NMC).

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Awards & Recognition

Gold Stevie Award
2016
Great Place To Work
2016-2017
Superbrands
2016-2017
Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award
2016-2017
Service-Olympian-Award
Service Olympian Award
(Best Social Media Experience)

2018

Board of Directors

Dr. B.R. Shetty

Joint Non-Executive Chairman

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H J Mark Tompkins

Joint Non-Executive Chairman

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Khalifa Butti Omeir Bin Yousef

Executive Vice Chairman

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Prasanth Manghat

CEO and Executive Director

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Hani Buttikhi

CIO and Executive Director

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Dr Ayesha Mohammed Abdullah

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Abdul Rahman Basaddiq

Non-Executive Director

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Jonathan Bomford

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

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Patrick James Meade, 8th Earl of Clanwilliam

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dr Nandini Tandon

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Senior Management

Prasanth Manghat

CEO and Executive Director

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Hani Buttikhi

CIO and Executive Director

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Prashanth Shenoy

Chief Financial Officer

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Dr C. R. Shetty

Group Medical Director

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Michael Brenden Davis

Chief Operating Officer – Healthcare

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Nirman Shetty

Chief Operating Officer – Distribution

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Simon Watkins

Group Company Secretary

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