Hussain Sajwani is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the DAMAC Group. He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in economics. Sajwani is one of the pioneers of the property market in Dubai. He developed several hotels in the region to cater for the increasing number of people who frequented Dubai either to do business or to trade in the 1990s. DAMAC Properties is one of the largest property development companies in the Middle East region. The company has established and built close to 20,000 homes and 40,000 units since it was started. The company has set up projects in various cities including London, Jeddah, Doha, Abu Dhabi, and Beirut.


The company employs close to two thousand employees today. It has become one of the best companies trading on the Dubai Financial Market. DAMAC has worked with some brands to develop unique properties and apartments. They developed a golf course designed by Tiger Woods which is managed by The Trump Organization. They also developed apartments that were styled by notable fashion houses including Fendi and Versace. The company also launched DAMAC Maison in 2011 to cater to residents of thousands of serviced hotel apartments.


Other ventures that he has been involved with include Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles, Al Jazeira Services, and Al Atilia Insurance Company. Sajwani was recognized as one of most influential Arabs globally as a result of his success and leadership expertise. Sajwani has been a member of the boards of Al Ahlia Insurance, Majan University College, and JUNO Online which is based in New York. Sajwani has been involved with some charitable causes. He donated two million dirhams to a campaign dedicated to providing clothes to less-fortunate children around the world in 2011. He made the contribution on behalf of DAMAC Properties which is committed to improving the standards of living around the world.


Sajwani is a longtime business partner and friend of the current president of the U.S, Donald Trump. The two businessmen have collaborated on many projects in the past including the Trump International Golf Club which has been a major success. Sajwani and his wife were also in attendance at the New Year’s party that Trump held to celebrate his victory.

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