Hussain Sajwani: The Ultimate Business Mogul of Arabia

Hussain Sajwani is DAMAC Properties’ founder and chairman. DAMAC Properties is an international property development company. Sajwani is the UAE national who earned a degree from the University of Washington. After graduating, he became a contracts manager for GASCO, which is a ADNOC’s subsidiary, ADNOC standing for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.


After working for ADNOC, he started a catering venture in 1982. Sajwani’s business began modestly and has grown to being a strong empire serving more than 150,000 meals per day and managing over 200 projects. With about 2,000 employees, his company is publicly listed with trading shares in the Dubai Financial Market. And furthermore, his organization’s track record in luxury property development market is highly reputable where 18,500 units have been delivered so far. Also, over 44,000 units from various stages are included within his company’s development portfolio.


The markets DAMAC owner serves include Africa, the Middle East, and the CIS. His business serves army camps, construction campsites, five star hotels, and educational institutions. He business also provides ancillary services, such as maintenance, camp management, and manpower supply.


Sajwani’s business success is due to his skills and expertise in the property development field in legal, finance, sales, marketing, and administration aspects. Sajwani’s business success is also due to his entrepreneurial and visionary skills. He has been recognized as one of the 100 most internationally influential Arabs. His company has a plethora of prestigious projects within main global cities, such as Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Aman, Riyadh, Jeddah, and London.


Furthermore, with his skills and talents, he is an astute investor and businessman with an impeccable success in the global capital and equity markets. He holds security investment portfolios in several global and regional markets. Also, he serves on several boards, including JUNO Online in New York, the Majan University College in Muscat Oman, and the Emirates Takaful Company in Abu Dhabi. Living in Dubai, Hussain Sajwani family includes a wife and four children.


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