Hussain Sajwani was born in a conservative middle-class family from Dubai in the year 1954. His father was a small businessman who owned a watch selling the shop. On the other hand, is a beloved mother was a hawker who bought fabric from a wholesale and sold them to other women in the neighbourhood. As a young man, Hussain Sajwani was ambitious and thanks to his father who was a visionary. He joined the University of Washington for his undergraduate. He majored in economics and industrial engineering.
Al Jazeera mentioned that after Sajwani’s studies, he was employed by a GASCO, a company owned by the Abu Dhabi national oil company. After working as a manager for some time, he opted to venture into a catering business. His primary goal was providing quality services to his customers at all times. He managed to take advantage of what other people were not doing in the industry and added the luxury on it. This saw him make it in the business.
In 1990, he moved to Dubai to take advantage of the booming number of people in the Middle East. He builds a chain of prestigious hotels in Dubai.
In 2002, DAMAC Property was born. DAMAC Property is one of the most admired development firms in the Middle East. DAMAC owner has partnered with the various international organisation in the field to build state of the art property. Recently, the DAMAC owner partnered with the Trump Organization in making two golf courses in Dubai.
The DAMAC owner believes in quality education and good morals as the best key to success. That is why he has invested in the education of his children and given them a better life than his. His four children are what defines who he is. Furthermore, he acknowledges his father for the role that he played in his life. The DAMAC owner refers to his father as a mentor and the most excellent man that he has ever seen in his life. Additionally, his love for education saw him pursue a degree in medicine in Baghdad. However, he dropped out after some time. Meet the board of DAMAC here.
Visit his website: hussainsajwani.com