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Hussain Sajwani Propels DAMAC to Lead in International Markets

Hussain Sajwani is the Chairman and founder of DAMAC Properties, an international property development company, which is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.



Sajwani graduated from the Washington University where he took up Industrial Engineering and Economics. After graduating from the university he opened his catering business in 1982, and had the United States Military and Bechtel as his customers. His catering business grew and became a prominent leader in the industry where it was able to secure 200 projects and was dishing out 150,000 meals per day in various markets all over the globe that includes the CIS, Africa, and the Middle East.



He is among the first forerunners of the property industry development in Dubai. And he was able to see a market opportunity in 2002, which is why he founded DAMAC Properties, a real property development company that is one of the biggest in the Middle East Region. The company has a presence in major cities worldwide like London, Riyadh, Jeddah, Beirut, Amman, Doha, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai. Currently the company was able to construct and finish more than 17,900 homes that has a development range of more than 44,000 infrastructures that are in different phases of progress and planning.



DAMAC’s astonishing expansion is credited to the entrepreneurial skills of Hussain Sajwani who has been recognized as one of the 100 most prominent Arabs around the globe. His proficiency in making corporeal ideas into tangible realities along with his uncanny leadership abilities was able to sustain the continuous growth of his company.



Being a perceptive investor and businessman, Hussain is known for his successful incursions in the capital markets and global equity industries. To date, he has an extensive securities investment portfolio in numerous global and regional industries.



With DAMAC’s excellent reputation in real property development it had some affiliations with well-known individuals like the construction and development of the Trump World Golf Course which was designed by Tiger Woods and is being managed by the Trump Organization.



DAMAC Owner Hussain Sajwani supports various charities and philanthropic activities such as the Tarahamu drive via the UAE Red Crescent, donating 1 million AED for the refugees struck by the “Huda” in Jordan and Lebanon, and many more.


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