Wednesday 26 September 2018

University Hospital Sharjah names new CEO

SHARJAH, September 16, 2017

University Hospital Sharjah (UHS), a leading healthcare provider in the emirate, has appointed Dr Ali Obaid Al Ali as its new CEO with immediate effect.

Dr Al Ali will be responsible for overall control, strategic direction, operational planning and management of the hospital with immediate effect, a statement from UHS said.

A veteral with an impressive 31 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Dr Ali Obaid served as chief medical officer and chief flight surgeon in the UAE Air Force, followed by his role as commander of Zayed Military Hospital.

He had also taken on the responsibilities of chief of medical affairs, public health and international patient care.

Dr Al Ali has also worked with Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and played a significant role as director of Health Regulations and International Patient Care. In addition, he was also the chairman of the Medical Board, Disciplinary Committee and Licensing Committee.

As a CEO, in a private healthcare group, for their hospitals in Abu Dhabi region, he was responsible for leading new projects, International alliances and acquisitions.

Welcoming the appointment, Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan, the chairman of board of trustees for UHS, said: "We are particularly pleased to have Dr Al Ali at UHS as his expertise in operations and management has made him the ideal CEO to provide a world-class experience and maintain the highest level of care for our patients."

“In a span of a few years, UHS has been positioned among the nation’s foremost healthcare institutions. With Dr Al Ali’s extensive leadership experience in the healthcare industry, we expect to build on the foundations of our success and look forward to the future with great anticipation,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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