Daman expands into Sharjah

Press release
Published February 10th, 2014 - 09:57 GMT

The National Health Insurance Company-Daman has announced the opening of its first branch in Sharjah. The new branch is ideal for serving individual clients and businesses based in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates and takes the total number of Daman offices to 34 of which 9 are branches and 25 are service points.

 “With the demand for quality, value-based health insurance plans remaining high throughout the UAE, the opening of our first branch in Sharjah is an important step forward in our expansion plans across the nation,” said Daman Chief Executive Dr. Michael Bitzer.

The new branch offers Daman’s full range of members services including enrolment of new members, renewals, claim reimbursements and answering general enquiries.

Daman’s Chief Commercial Officer, Dr. Sven Rohte commented, “Daman’s health insurance plans have always been available to customers in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates. The last couple of years we have seen an increased demand for our plans in these markets, so opening a branch in Sharjah as a natural step towards better serving our customers there.”

The new branch is managed by Ahmed Thani Al Halyan from Sharjah who is experienced in customers’ services and relations, locally and abroad.

Speaking on his new role, Ahmed Thani Al Alhalyan said: “This is a truly exciting opportunity; being able to work within my own community. Choosing the best health insurance option is one of the most important decisions to make, and it will be a privilege for me to help them make the right choice.”   

The branch is located on the ground level of Crystal Plaza on Corniche Road with working hours from 8am to 4pm on weekdays.

Daman has branches across Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain, Madinat Zayed, Dubai and Sharjah.

Background Information

The National Health Insurance Company – Daman

The National Health Insurance Company – Daman is the UAE’s leading specialised health insurer, providing comprehensive health insurance solutions to about 3 million members in the UAE.

Daman is a public joint-stock company that is 80% owned by the Abu Dhabi Government with the remaining 20% owned by Munich Re.

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