There is the saying that respect is not given base on request; it is gotten base on achievements. This view seems to reveal the secret behind the growing fame and continual global recognition of Hussain Sajwani. This acknowledgment is well deserved for several reasons.
Hussain Sajwani was not born with Silva spoon in his mouth. He literally built his business empire from the scratch. His father was of the middle class in Dubai with five children to cater for. Hussain was the eldest and understood much is expected from him.
He did not wait to be a grown-up before displaying his entrepreneurial endowment. He assisted his father in a watch shop when he was only 3 years old. He never gave up on education until he got his bachelor degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington. Read more: Meet Our Board | DAMAC Properties
He went looking for sound professional experience by applying to work with GASCO, one of the divisions under ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil), since he already had a clear cut plan to establish and run companies of his own. He later left GASCO to state something of his own, a catering venture to be specific.
Sajwani brought to bear his entrepreneurial endowment and in no time his catering outfit was at the pinnacle of the industry with about 200,000 meals served on daily basis and hundreds of ongoing projects in the Middle East and a number of African and CIS countries.
In 2002, Sajwani came up with a fabulous business idea that gave birth to DAMAC Properties. In a short while, the company took over the entire Middle East property development industry. To many, DAMAC growth rate is simply extraordinary and phenomenal. The high level quality, creativity and beauty associated with projects executed by DAMAC in major cities around the world endear the company to its clients.
Great business persons and politician sort to have their names in the good books of Hussain Sajwani. The current American President, Donald Trump, after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, showered encomiums on Sajwani, calling him a very amazing personality. In 2013, the DAMAC owner got the projects to develop some Trump-branded golf courses, and the company executed them to the amazement of all.
Aside DAMAC Properties, Hussain Sajwani family is also held in high esteem in most countries of the world for their philanthropic activities. Sajwani, in the name of his family, have come to the rescue of the underprivileged severally. Recently, he gave out AED two million in assistance for the clothing of a million neglected children.
Hussain Sajwani’s DAMAC Properties is not relenting. The company keeps recording outstanding successes by the day, so it is sure to remain in the news for a long time to come.