The chairman of DAMAC Properties, Hussain Sajwani, is a respected entrepreneur in the Middle East. He contends that after graduating from the University of Washington, he was recruited by Gasco to serve as the contracts manager. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is the parent company of Gasco. Shortly after, he opened his own venture, a food service business. Through his visionary leadership, Hussain Sajwani was able to serve many clients, including the U.S. Army. In addition, Hussain worked closely with other companies such as Bechtel. Sajwani contends that the catering business is a part of DAMAC Properties, as it reminds him of his entrepreneurial journey.
Hussain is a good friend of President Trump. Recently, Hussain Sajwani family was invited for New Year’s Eve celebration. At the event, which was held at Mar-a-Lago resort, Florida, President Trump delivered a speech, which heaped praises to Hussain and other business partners. President Trump and Hussain worked closely to facilitate the construction of the Trump International Golf Club. Within a short while, they generated $ 2 billion in sales from the luxury villas. In addition, Hussain Sajwani asserted that he was looking forward to working with Trump’s children, Eric, Ivanka and Donald Jr. This is because the president posited that he would not engage in any new business engagements given that he does not want to be caught up in any conflicts of interest.
DAMAC Properties is a successful company that engages in the development of residential, leisure and commercial properties in the UAE, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar and Lebanon. To date, DAMAC Properties has delivered more than 18,500 homes. The DAMAC Owner posited that they are the leading developers of luxury destinations and bespoke homes in the region. Hussain Sajwani states that the company’s success is anchored on its talented employees, working with the ideal development partners, identifying the right locations and selecting high-end building materials.
Hussain Sajwani is passionate about giving back to the society. He has been an active supporter of various community initiatives, including one that was initiated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. During the Ramadan campaign, Hussain made a donation of AED two million. This amount shall be used to purchase clothes for a million disadvantaged children.
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