David Hadley

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

David Hadley

David Hadley is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NMC Healthcare, the largest integrated private healthcare platform in the UAE and the third largest in Oman, which employs more than 12,000 healthcare professionals in more than 70 different facilities. Before joining NMC Healthcare, David worked at Mediclinic International for 30 years, including 13 years as the CEO of Mediclinic Middle East.

Under his leadership, Mediclinic Middle East was established and expanded to encompass 7 Hospitals and 20+ clinics in the UAE and launched the company's first greenfield project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has also been a member of Mediclinic's Executive Committee since 2011. During his tenure at Mediclinic International in South Africa since 1993, he worked in various administrative roles, including human resources, finance, operations, and hospital management, before being seconded to Dubai in 2007 to oversee the opening of Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai Healthcare City, the company's first "offshore" facility.

As a recognised regional leader within the healthcare sector, David serves as a Non-Executive Director at Magrabi Hospitals Group and a Non-Executive Director on the UAE Advisory Board.

David completed his undergraduate commerce education in South Africa (B-Comm), dividing his time between work and school, and holds a Master's in Business Administration with distinction from the University of Liverpool. David also attended the prestigious Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme in June 2022.

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