69. Zanubia Shams

Company: Zulekha Healthcare Group
Designation: Co-Chairperson
Country: U.A.E.
Sector: Hospitals

Founded by Zulekha Daud in 1964, the Zulekha Healthcare Group today operates a 185-bed hospital in Sharjah, a 140-bed hospital in Dubai, and the Alexis Multispecialty Hospital in India, as well as three U.A.E.-based medical centers and five pharmacies across Dubai and Sharjah. It employs more than 1,700 physicians. In October 2022, the group inaugurated the new Zulekha Medical Center and Zulekha Pharmacy in Sharjah. The group also introduced homecare services in January 2021, including physiotherapy, nursing, mental well-being, and medication management. Shams has been responsible for operations in the U.A.E. and India since 2005.