UAE healthcare giant, Medcare, has appointed André Daoud as the new Dubai-based CEO, tasked with driving strategic planning and shaping growth initiatives to enable world-class healthcare delivery in country.

Daoud has over 20 years’ track record of leading insurance, finance and e-business industries, and joins Medcare from a Chief Business Officer role devising business strategies, increasing revenue and profitability for NEXtCARE the leading third-party administrator in MEA region and member of Allianz Partners. Mr Daoud also held the role of Chief Marketing Officer for the MEA, where he was responsible for driving innovation and digitalisation in client solutions and services across various lines of business.

“I’m delighted to join this remarkable organisation and privileged to continue its work in delivering the region’s highest quality of healthcare services. It is clear to me the passion for patient care excellence is embedded in the great team that currently supports Medcare. I see great opportunities for further growth and development, in line with Medcare’s mission to deliver access to highest-quality healthcare in UAE,” said Mr Daoud, Medcare CEO.

“I am pleased to announce Andre as the new CEO of Medcare. His innovative approach and outstanding relationship-building skills make him a great addition to our team. He is strategic and strongly focused on growing our business to ensure a sustainable future, and we are excited about the next chapter for Medcare, which he will play a pivotal role in,” said Alisha Moopen, Executive Director and CEO – Hospitals and Clinics GCC.

André Daoud holds a BA Insurance from the Saint Joseph University in Beirut and a Higher Diploma in Organisational Leadership from the University College Cork, Ireland.