Hussain Sajwani is one of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the world. He has been rated by Forbes as one of the 100 richest Arabs in the entire world. When it comes to the Middle East, he is among the richest investors in the region. Most of his wealth is generated by the Damac Properties which is a very prominent company when it comes to the real estate industry. Hussain Sajwani is a graduate of the Washington University where he managed to earn his bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering in 1981. He immediately went to work for GASCO, a subsidiary company of the popular Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.
Hussain Sajwani served as an employee of GASCO for two years where he held the position of a contracts manager. He was responsible for processing all contract payments. After gaining some experience in the company, Hussain made a decision to start his own company. He went on to start a catering company where he worked extra hard to offer outstanding catering services to his customers. Hussain Sajwani had also in the past gained some experience when working at the Hussain Sajwani family business. His father owned a small watch shop and he would offer a helping hand from time to time in the operations of the business. The small catering business venture by Hussain Sajwani soon started building small hotels and within a short period, he started building skyscrapers.
One of the most memorable accomplishments of Hussain Sajwani was when he first built a residential property that was 38 storeys and within six weeks, it was sold out. Currently, the DAMAC Owner manages more than 200 projects when it comes to the catering industry and serves over 150,000 meals every day. Hussain Sajwani is also the owner of the DAMAX Hills which is a state-of-the-art property that has occupied approximately 42 million sq. feet. He is also a close business partner with President Donald Trump and together they have managed to develop some prominent real estate properties. Hussain attributes his success as an entrepreneur to passion, hard work and discipline.
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