If there is a name that doesn’t go unnoticed in the Gulf Co-operation Council, then that name has to be Hussain Sajwani. Mr. Sajwani keeps shaping up the real estate industry through his company DAMAC Properties in the GCC. He is the founder and sitting Chairman and CEO of the enterprise. In the GCC he is ranked number 11 on the 2017 list of the most influential and impactful CEOs in the GCC.
The award to recognize top 100 leaders, who’ve influenced the success of their companies and consequently enabled the growth of the GCC is a product of TRENDS magazine in collaboration with the INSEAD business school. The award is a reaffirmation of the role that Hussain Sajwani has played through his business empire to the people of the Gulf Co-operation Council.
According to Forbes magazine, Hussain Sajwani is one of the richest Arabs. He acquired his college education from the University of Washington, where he earned a Bachelors’ Degree in Economics. After graduating, he had a brief working period at Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited as a Contracts Manager. Later, he moved from the gas company and founded DAMAC Properties. DAMAC Properties is a market leader in the global real estate development sector.
With interests in the residential, commercial and luxury real estate developments, the company has cut out a name for itself. It has its headquarter in Dubai, one of the cities of the United Arab Emirates. The company has successfully undertaken real estate projects such as hotels that provide hospitality to the tourists who arrive in Dubai which is the most preferred tourist destination worldwide. Several ongoing projects that are set for completion in a few years will set DAMAC Properties as one of the biggest operators in hospitality services in Dubai.
Hussain Sajwani also boasts of relationships with the Who’s Who in the global business arena. A good example being the President of The United States, Donald Trump. The two are good friends given that Trump was heaping praises at Hussain Sajwani during Trump’s new year party at Mar-a-Lago, Florida.
DAMAC Properties are working closely with Donald Trump through the Trump Organization, and together with the two already have a real estate project to show off their relationship. Trump International Golf Course is the project. DAMAC Properties yet again set to build one of the biggest golf course in the UAE together with the Trump Organization in the year 2018.
DAMAC is a real estate specialty company with a particular interest in luxury projects such high residential and commercial units and recreational facilities such as hotels and golf course. The company employs the services of the best brands in the market such as Versace, Bugatti and Tiger Woods on its projects.
Hussain Sajwani is also a philanthropist who believes in helping the need access everyday essentials such as food and clothing. His charity has been able to pool resources worth over $32 million that are used in supporting children and the disadvantaged get everyday necessities such as food.
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