Hussain Sajwani, the Most Influential Arab

Hussain Sajwani has been known as the Donald Trump of Dubai. Apart from having a great connection with Trump’s own big business, he too is a great entrepreneur in the Emirates. He was born as an entrepreneur and has managed to convert ideas into big businesses. Hussain Sajwani, a billionaire is the founder of DAMAC properties. DAMAC is a real estate company. Before venturing and having this company of his own, Hussain Sajwani used to sell watches. He also sold parker pens and shirts which he would import from China. Hussain graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Engineering from the University of Washington. He fell among the few lucky students who Dubai sent to the US to further their studies.

 

The Start of Hussain’s Career

DAMAC owner career started in 1981. He worked at a gas industry in Abu Dhabi and was hosted at the Finance department. After two years, he got into the world of catering where he had customers even in the US military. His catering company is still operational to date. It is called Global Logistics Services. In 2002, DAMAC was born. It has become the largest property development company in the Middle East. 19,000 apartments have sprung forth from DAMAC, since the year it came to be. DAMAC got publicly listed in 2015 and had its shares traded in the Dubai Financial Market.

 

DAMAC has since had some major projects such as the Golf Course designed by Tiger Woods, and Trump Organization managing it. There are also luxury apartments from DAMAC and fashion houses. Due to Sajwani’s great entrepreneurial skills and his ability to convert ideas into business, he has been listed among the top 100 influential Arabs in Dubai.

Hussain Sajwani has not only ventured into business. He is also a family man. He is married with a wife and they have four children. Hussain Sajwani family live in Dubai. Learn more: https://twitter.com/hussainsajwan

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