In 2017, Hussain Sajwani was named as one of the ten richest people in the oil and gas-rich region of the United Arab Emirates with a personal fortune rated at more than $9 billion. Just how Hussain Sajwani became so rich and powerful in the UAE is the story of a man who seized each and every opportunity to build a successful business in many different industrial sectors which remain at the heart of the empire built by the Sajwani family.
Hussain Sajwani arrived in the UAE in the 1980s after completing his education at the University of Washington in the U.S. where he studied engineering and economics. The financial expertize of Hussain Sajwani led to him returning to the Middle East and the UAE to work with the Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Corporation in the financial department; after only a few short years, Hussain Sajwani identified a gap in the market for food services for the thousands of workers making their way across the oil-rich regions of the Middle East.
Over the course of his career as a food service specialist, the brand created by the DAMAC owner has expanded to include many different areas of expertize for his food services brand which has grown to include services provided to military groups. One of the awards Hussain Sajwani is proudest of is the one received from the U.S. Military in honor of the impressive work completed by Hussain Sajwani’s food services company across the 1990s and early 21st-century. Learn more: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/dubai-billionaire-hussein-sajwani-ready-do-more-deals-trumps-n695566
It was in 2002, Hussain Sajwani made the business decision which would result in his fortune reaching billionaire status as he entered the luxury real estate market with an initial investment in the Dubai region. Proving himself to be a high-quality salesperson, Hussain Sajwani set out to lead the DAMAC Properties group he formed to success and sold the initial 34-story building in all prior to construction beginning on the project; the brand has continued to find success across many different parts of Dubai and recently began constructing golf course style resorts.