NEXtCARE appoints new Chief Business Officer - July 2012
NEXtCARE is pleased to announce the appointment of André
Daoud as Chief Business Officer. Mr. Daoud will be responsible for
the business strategies for new businesses and the expansion
locally and regionally.
Andre, whose appointment is effective immediately, holds a Diploma
in Insurance and has 15 years of experience most of it in the
insurance industry. He has an extensive knowledge in Medical
Insurance, Management, Finance and e-business solutions with a
proven expertise in management, operations, organization analysis
and business development. Previously, André was working for
AXA where he was heading the healthcare operations in the
NEXtCARE Lebanon has launched the "Mini MBA program" -June
NEXtCARE has launched the "MINI MBA program" beginning of June
in Lebanon. The objective of this Mini MBA program is to expose
managers with medical background like nurses and doctors to the
core disciplines of general management and to refresh and deepen
the existing knowledge of managers with business (related) degrees.
Participants will benefit from the practical approach of this Mini
MBA providing them not only with the theoretical business
knowledge, concepts and strategies but more important with
practical tools and case studies targeted to the insurance industry
that they can apply to their day to day work.
NEXtCARE Lebanon employs 80 employees majority of which are
medical professionals. The kickoff workshop for the first two
groups was held in the first week of June followed by the first
course on Marketing.
The training is being provided in collaboration with the
recognized and accredited Lebanese American University and is part
of the Continuing Education Program (CEP) for businesses. Different
subjects are part of the program like Marketing, Sales, Accounting,
Finance, Project Management, Process Optimization, Human resources,
strategic planning and Customer Service. These subjects are
combined with Case studies from the Healthcare and Medical Industry
and practical business methods and tools.
"This program prepares and develops managers as part of their
career development plan prior to any vertical or lateral change or
any new functions that require the acquisition of managerial skills
and competencies. It is part of our HR development strategy as we
are keen to promote talents. We are very pleased to start this
program with our Lebanese colleagues and are looking forward to
expand the geographical scope of this project to the region." Says
Christian Gregorowicz the CEO of NEXtCARE.
New General Manager in NEXtCARE Saudi
Talal Fida joins as new General Manager - April 2012
NEXtCARE has announced the appointment of Talal Fida to the
position of General Manager for, Saudi NEXtCARE, its operating
entity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He replaces Nazih Dandan,
who was given new responsibilities.
Talal will be responsible for the daily general management of
the independent entity in the Kingdom, overlooking all the
different areas of the business. His previous experience is in
Health Insurance lines and business development last of which with
one of the largest insurers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
"NEXtCARE is extremely pleased to welcome Talal", remarked
Christian Gregorowicz the CEO of the Group, "We know that with his
strong background and expertise, he will be a tremendous asset, not
only to the company in KSA but also for NEXtCARE as a group". Talal
is pleased to work with one of the region's largest claim
administration companies. Originally from the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia, Talal has over 15 years of diverse experience
geographically and in different business areas including operations
research, process improvement and optimization as well as strategic
planning in IT, insurance and telecommunication.
He is a graduate from New York Institute of Technology and Boston
University, Boston MA. The multilingual executive holds a Bachelor
of Science in Computer Engineering and MBA in Finance.
NEXtCARE wishes Talal all the best of success for his future
responsibilities and further expansion and prosperity for the
Takaful International assigns NEXtCARE as Third Party
Administrator for the Qatari market- March 2012
Takaful international has bestowed NEXtCARE as the Third party
administrator for its new branch in Qatar. The agreement, signed on
the 5th of March 2012 between Takaful International and the Dubai
based NEXtCARE assigns the leading third party administrator to
manage the health claims of Takaful International in Qatar.
The agreement was signed in Takaful International headquarters by
Mr. Younis J. AlSayed, Chief Executive of Takaful International and
Mr. Christian Gregorowicz Chief Executive Officer; with the
attendance of Ms. Layla Abdulredha Abdulla- Claims Operations
Manager in the presence of Mr. Essam Al Ansari- General Manager,
Mr. Ali Noor- Deputy General Manager, Family Takaful and Healthcare
and Mrs. ReemaNawrooz, Senior Manager - Family Takaful &
According to this agreement NEXtCARE will provide Takaful
international with a variety of services like Customer Service,
Risk assessment, Health claims management, IT solution and added
Commenting on this agreement Mr. Younis J. AlSayed, CEO of Takaful
International said: "The signing of this agreement enhances the
strength of services jointly, especially coverage of health
insurance and we are pleased with this cooperation, which is a
translation of the objectives of the company that aspires to
provide the best services always."
The attractiveness of this productive cooperation will enable us
to expand our high quality health services, that the company
continues to expand its business, and the company continues to
develop its health products, given the growing demand and
increasing awareness of its importance. The company is also seeking
to attract more hospitals and medical clinics in the Middle East
and inclusion in a network of health services."
Christian Gregorowicz, Director and CEO of NEXtCARE UAE and the
group said: "This development is one step forward providing high
quality health management solutions to the market. The health
insurance market is on course to further mature and grow in the
future. The combined resources of Takaful international and
NEXtCARE will position our companies to deliver exceptional
customer service and innovative products in the Qatari market. And
these benefits will be reaped by our stakeholders."
By utilizing all of the various programs and services of NEXtCARE,
like the proprietary enterprise IT solution TATSH, Takaful
international is able to eliminate excess administrative and loss
costs associated with client risks and claims.
Takaful International Company which was founded in 1989 the first
Islamic insurance company in the region that provides services and
a variety of insurance coverage is fully compatible with the
foundations of Islamic Sharia and the requirements of this era.
Since 2008, the company has been accredited with the (BBB)
classification for financial strength rating from the
internationally prominent credit rating agency Standard &
Poor's. The company had also been recently awarded the 3rd edition
of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeekabint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award
for Bahraini Women's Empowerment in the private sector to honor the
company's continuous encouragement and support for developing and
enhancing the role of Bahraini working women.
NEXtCARE donates to the Dubai Autism Centre - January 2012
In the occasion of the festive season and the New Year and with
the spirit of supporting our community; NEXtCARE contributed in
donating toys to the Dubai Autism center. This Corporate Social
Responsibility initiative aims to give back to the community and
helps autistic children and children with special needs.
Exceeding the initial goal of collecting sixty gifts, the NEXtCARE
team donated around 100 gifts for the Children's fair. Each of the
sixty children who attended the event received a toy from the
The Children's fair was organized and sponsored by Dubai Autism
Center. The event was held on Saturday 28th of January 2012 hosted
at Fakhruddin and Farrida Ajmal's Residence in Al Barsha. A group
of 60 autistic children and children with special needs from
various Dubai schools aged between 5 to 18, attended the event. The
Fair included face painting, hair decoration, food stalls, art
stall for the children to express their creativity, characters to
interact with the children, games stalls, and others.Thanks to all
the NEXtCARE employees for their generous donations, and their
gracious support in helping the community!
Mondial Assistance and NEXtCARE combine to deliver health
management solutions-Press Release Oct. 26th 2011
Mondial Assistance, the International leader in Assistance,
Travel Insurance and Personal Services, has strengthened its Middle
East operations as it combines forces with NEXtCARE, a specialist
provider of health insurance management and third party
administration services. Mondial has relocated its current offices
in Bahrain to merge its activity into NEXtCARE's new offices in
Dubai to maximise the synergies between the two organisations.
For a copy of the press release please click on "Press release -
Mondial & NEXtCARE" under the Information
August 1, 2010
NEXtCARE UAE is pleased to announce the relocation of its
offices previously located in Warba and Khabaisi to one location in
the Business Avenue Building on Sheikh Rashid Street,
For further details please check "Locations" under the
"Contact Us" page.
April 7, 2010
NEXtCARE received the "Third Party Administrator of the
Year" Award during the ceremony held in Dubai on the 7th
of April 2010 at the INSUREX 2010 conference.
November 19, 2009 HealthCare Challenges in the GCC
NEXtCARE was the silver sponsor of the workshop, held at
the prestigious school of government, in Dubai, on November 19,
2009. Various hot health topics were discussed, and
distinguished guests from the region and the USA had many
interventions in this workshop, attended by representatives of the
GCC Ministers of Health.
3rd Middle East HealthCare Insurance Conference
The 3rd Middle East HealthCare Insurance Conference was held on
the 9th and 10th of December 2009 in Manama-Bahrain.
NEXtCARE was the gold sponsor of this major event, having as a
theme: Making HealthCare Compulsory: Opportunities and
Challenges for Insurers in the Middle East. Please visit
for more details.
First NEXtCARE Conference and Workshop:
The 1st NEXtCARE Conference and Workshop took place on October
14th 2009, at the JW. Marriott Dubai for all operating entities of
NEXtCARE. Executive managers attended the 2 days that served
as a shared exercise in strategic thinking and goal setting for the
Saudi NEXtCARE is the first TPA in the Kingdom to get a double
licensure from both SAMA and CCHI.
August 20, 2009
We are proud to be managing Falcon Insurance Members. With a
recent acquisition of one of the country's largest group medical
insurance scheme to add to its rapidly growing portfolio, Falcon is
growing at a healthy pace.
NEXtCARE Oman is incorporated in Muscat-Oman
NEXtCARE UAE Managers attended the "Executive Training
Bahrain Regency Palace: 80 Providers attended the first NEXtCARE
Providers Training Seminar and Lunch. Precedence was given to an
interactive question and answer session by Senior Managers who also
presented information on the NEXtCARE work practices and
ethics. The NEXtCARE expansion plan was also
Mr.Bruce Trowbridge joined NEXtCARE as Chief Financial Officer
(CFO). Bruce will handle the financial planning of NEXtCARE UAE and
the NEXtCARE Group in our dynamic environment.
Mr. Tony Abi Khalil joined NEXtCARE as Chief Information
technology Officer (CITO).Tony is responsible for all the strategic
IT decisions and solutions of the NEXtCARE Group.
Caisse Mutuelle Dentiste signed with NEXtCARE Lebanon (Medical
Express Sal) to manage their Healthcare benefits.
November 30, December 1, 2008
NEXtCARE was the gold sponsor of the 2nd Middle East Healthcare
Insurance Conference themed "Managing Healthcare and Health
Insurance Demands of the Middle East" Fairmont Hotel, Dubai,
October 18, 2008
NEXtCARE Management Team building. WESTIN Hotel, Dubai UAE.
NEXtCARE conducted a one day event, aimed at fostering employee
empowerment, increasing loyalty and sense of collective ownership
for supervisors, managers and senior managers.
July 1, 2008
NEXtCARE Saudi received preliminary approval from SAMA to start
its operation in KSA which is expected early 2009.
May 26 and 27, 2008
2nd Providers Seminar Metropolitan Palace Hotel Al Hamra
Ballroom, Dubai. NEXtCARE conducted a two day seminar for the
Preferred Network Providers to present an up-to-date Policies and
Procedures for high level service to our valuable beneficiaries, in
addition to highlighting the special procedures of the Healthcare
Scheme for Dubai Government employees.
May 1, 2008
NEXtCARE Holding acquires a third party administration company
in Egypt as a step to enter the Egyptian market.
February 1, 2008
NEXtCARE was appointed by Dubai Government to provide Health
Insurance services to all its employees.
January 15, 2008
1st Providers Seminar Dubai Chamber Of Commerce. NEXtCARE
conducted a one day seminar themed "Customer Satisfaction by
rendering Quality Service is our prime concern"