The Board of Directors of Amanat Holdings, the GCC’s largest Healthcare and Education Investment Company, has elected Hamad Abdulla Al Shamsi as chairman and Dr Shamsheer Vayalil as vice-chairman and managing director of the company.

The board gave a clear vote of confidence in the new Chairman and Vice-Chairman to grow the business by identifying new opportunities to deploy Amanat’s capital through strategic and timely investments in the health care and education sectors in the UAE and across key international markets, the company said in a bourse statement.

The other new board members are Sheikh Abdulla Khalifa Al Khalifa, Faisal Bin Juma Belhoul, Hamad Rashed Nehail Alneaimi, Hamad Abdulla Alshamsi, Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohamed Bin Butti Al Hamed, Mohamed Thaaloob Salem Hamad Alderei and Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil.