Meet DAMAC owner: Hussain Sajwani

Today has featured among top Arab billionaire list. DAMAC owner Hussain Sajwani was born in 1953, Dubai. He acquired high school education and later joined the University of Washington where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Economic. Hussain Sajwani’s career journey started after he joined Abu Dhabi Gas Industries, finance department in 1981. However, in 1982 he decided to venture into the catering business. The enterprise has grown to become a leading catering venture in the Middle East and Africa. Property development always has been his thing. In the 90s there was a drastic increase in the number of tourists visiting Dubai. It is then that Hussain Sajwani built several hotels to host the tourist.

In 2002, he realized a market gap. Many people were willing to settle in Dubai and Middle East at large. He decided to venture into property development business, Hussain established DAMAC properties. Today, Sajwani is the founder and CEO of the company. Over the last decade, the company has grown to be one of the largest company in the Middle East and beyond. DAMAC properties have created employment and also has managed to deliver over 20,000 homes. It has strived to achieve outstanding qualities for its clients. The company has partnered with a several of fashion and Lifestyle Companies in its strives to attain elegance in luxury properties. These companies include; Versace and Fedi Casa who are involved in customizing interior designs for luxurious homes, Just Cavalli fashionable interior designs for villas and Bugatti ensures luxury concepts are in place in hotels, resorts, and villas.

The DAMAC owner has been a business partner with Trump for quite a while. They worked together in the establishment of the two-branded branded golf in Dubai. However, lately Trump decline a business offer from Hussain stating that he is not allowed to involve in private business.

Apart from being a successful entrepreneur, Hussain Sajwani is also a philanthropist. He has worked together with the UAE government and the Red Crescent in making the world a better place for children especially initiative of clothing needy children.