Hussain Sajwani began his interest in business at a very young age. He started off at his father’s watch shop in Dubai. He graduated from Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and industrial engineering. Thereafter he became a Contracts manager in GASCO. After serving in this position for a short time he established his own catering company.
He grew his catering company steadily to become a market leader in the Middle East and Africa serving in 5-star hotels, army camps, and other places. In 2002 he saw an opportunity in the Property market and founded DAMAC Properties which is now one of the largest property companies in the Middle East. The company has interests in major cities across Dubai, London and many other countries in the Middle East.
However, his catering and hospitality industry interests are still active under the DAMAC Group. Other companies that DAMAC Group has interests include DAMAC Properties, DICO Investments, AL Amana Building Materials, AL Anwar Ceramic Tiles Co. and Al Jazeira Services. Learn more about DAMAC owner: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2016/03/01/the-donald-of-dubai-hussain-sajwani-interview/#1b049a722f15
DAMAC owner Mr. Sajwani opened the headquarter offices are located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The company (DAMAC Properties) was listed on the Dubai Financial Market in 2005.
Previously, the company had become the first company from the Middle East to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. The company employs more than 2000 employees. The company has worked with some of the leading brands in the world.
One of the brand that DAMAC Properties has worked with include, a golf course designed by Tiger Woods. The course is managed by the Trump Organization. Hussain Sajwani has had business relations with Donald Trump and his real estate firm Trump Organization. The two collaborated on the Trump International Golf Club.
The villas in the club have managed to make sales of more than $2 billion. Hussain Sajwani family and that of Mr. Trump are friends. Hussain Sajwani says that he has also worked with Trump’s children and that his wife and that of Mr. Trump email each other all the time.
Some of the other companies that DAMAC Group has worked with include Versace Home, Bugatti, Fenti Case and Paramount Hotels and Resorts.
Hussain Sajwani is involved in many charitable activities that have to do with community development. He supports foundations in the local community and also in the region. He is also interested in developing entrepreneurial initiatives among the youth where he encourages them to be innovative.