Hussain Sajwani is the Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of DAMAC, a property development company. At the University of Washington, Sajwan managed to advance his education where he majored in Economics & Industrial Engineering. He started his business career at a young age when he spent most of his time working in the family business. Spending time at their Family shop, also gave him extensive experience in the business field, and shaped him to be a risk taker.
After clearing his undergraduate studies, Hussain Sajwani was ready to step in the business world. However, he began by seeking employment in the already established firms to improve his entrepreneurial skills, where he landed a job in the Finance department. Later, he resigned from this job and started his catering business.
Hussain Sajwani, outstanding leadership skills, have contributed significantly to his exponential success. He is now a great leader with a profound vision, and this has made him appear among the top Arabs with greater influence. Sajwani is also listed as the tenth richest Arab globally.
DAMAC owner Hussain Sajwani is a creative and innovative entrepreneur who is always looking for viable opportunities. He identified a lucrative opportunity in the real estate, and this is where the idea of DAMAC properties was conceived. More so, Sajwani was determined to succeed, and that’s why he utilized his resources to invest in the real estate business. DAMAC properties began as a small hotel investment before later developing to big investments.
Sajwani believes that entrepreneurship is something inborn and as an entrepreneur, you must have a clear goal and vision. His main inspiration came from the desire to improve and develop UAE’S Economy and also the social Infrastructure. Through Sajwani’s leadership, DAMAC Properties has extended its operations in other countries and also in the UK, since he is a great manager and a team leader who can manage over 2000 employees in his company. Besides, he has invested so much in his employees, and that has made DAMAC Properties become one of the leading firms internationally. Sajwani emphases that employees’ treatment is directly proportional to the success of any business.