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Corporate Wellness Partner of The Year Finalist


Move To Excellence named finalist in Daman Corporate Health Awards 2018. 

Move To Excellence has been selected as one of the finalists in the annual Daman Corporate Health Awards, a program that recognises wellness initiatives in the work place in the UAE. 

Out of thousands of entries, Move to Excellence was selected by an esteemed panel of judges in the Corporate Wellness Partner of the Year Award category. 

“It’s an honour for us at Move to Excellence to be recognized for being a leading corporate wellness partner in the region. We believe in promoting physical activity in the workplace through our innovative solutions to counteract the negative effects of sedentary office environments. Prolonged sitting such as at a desk is associated with poorer health outcomes, including an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity and neck and back pain. Some studies even suggest it to be a major risk factor for some types of cancer and mental illness.” Said A.J Sahloul, Director – Wellness & Learning Innovations  

Move to Excellence is a provider of innovative Wellness and Learning solutions such as treadmill desks, bike desks and standing desks. It also supports active learning with its proprietary system In 2018, Move to Excellence supported the Department of Health in its 10k steps challenge.   

“This year, we received yet another overwhelming response from the market with a 19% increase in entries from last year – a testament to the increasing number of companies in the UAE which are recognising the value and importance of having wellness programmes in the workplace,” said John Emmerson, Events Director, MEED, the leading business intelligence provider in the Middle East and organisers of the annual awards programme. 

Organised by MEED, the prestigious awards programme is supported by Health and Wellness partners Fruitful Day; as well as our headline sponsor, Daman. 

The full list of finalists is available online at The final set of winners will be announced on 24 October 2018 at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort. 



About MEED  

MEED is a senior management media brand, its flagship subscription products are the MEED Business Review publication and website, As well as organising the MEED Projects Awards, Gulf Capital SME Awards, Daman Corporate Health Awards and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC). 

MEED also has two high-value content businesses, MEED Projects and MEED Premium Insight Reports. MEED Projects is the Middle East’s premium project tracking database and MEED Premium Insight Reports offer tailored research and in-depth analysis. Established in 1957, MEED, has been integral to delivering business information and news, intelligence and analysis on the Middle East economies and activities ever since.

MEED celebrated its 60th birthday in 2017. From small beginnings in a London flat on 8 March 1957, MEED has grown with the region, to become the Middle East’s most-trusted source of business information. 


Headline Sponsor  

About National Health Insurance Company – Daman  

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

Over the years, the company has been the partner of choice for a number of the country’s most prominent organisations and multinational companies in various industries including oil and gas, aerospace, energy, construction, investments and media. 

Daman, a pioneer in health care insurance, drives innovation through a combination of state-of-the-art technology and healthcare-related expertise offered by a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce. Members benefit from added value through unique offerings such as the disease and case management programmes as part of the acclaimed Health Support services. Daman also operates a 24/7 customer call centre and has a medical services authorisation team in direct contact with Daman’s network of healthcare providers. It also provides a diverse range of online services that are unmatched in the UAE. 

Daman has set high standards in the health insurance industry and has been awarded a number of internationally recognised awards and quality-focused certifications in a relatively short span of time. 

For more information about National Health Insurance Company – Daman please visit Daman’s website at