As the founder and chairman of DAMAC Properties, Hussain Sajwani is a leader in the field of property development. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) national was educated at the University of Washington before beginning his career as a Contracts Manager at GASCO, a branch of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. After a brief time in the corporate world, Sajwani began his own company specializing in catering in 1982.
The catering company started by Hussain Sajwani experienced great success and quickly established itself as a regional leader serving over 150,000 meals on a daily basis throughout the Middle East and Africa. As the catering venture began to rapidly expand, Sajwani turned his efforts to establish his business of property market expansion. In an article published at Saudi Projects, it says that this sector of the business was centered in Dubai, as Sajwani recognized the need to provide hotels to accommodate the escalating amount of people arriving in the area to conduct business. The concept took off and Sajwani established DAMAC Properties,
As DAMAC owner, Hussain Sajwani has positioned the company in key strategic markets including Abu Dhabi, Doha, London, Dubai, Beirut, Amman, and more. Employing nearly 2,000 people, the company is traded on the Dubai Financial Market. DAMAC owner Hussain Sajawni has led the exponential growth of the company partnering with some of the most prestigious names in the business such as a Tiger Woods-designed golf course and premium villas expertly styled by Bugatti.
One of DAMAC owner‘s Hussain Sajwani’s most heralded developments is the wholly-owned
AYKON Maldives Resort. This luxurious property boasts a five-star resort hotel featuring 100 premium suites, water villas, and bungalows, making it a premier destination for dining and other recreational opportunities.
Sajwani is widely recognized for his many achievements in the field of entrepreneurship. Listed as one of the most influential Arabs, Sajwani continually exemplifies true leadership in the corporate world.
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