Hussain Sawjani, who is the CEO and founder of the DAMAC group, started a real estate company in Dubai. Hussain Sawjani’s father was an entrepreneur who owned a store selling watches, pens, and shirts that came from China.
As he grew older, he decided to attend the University of Washington. When he obtained a scholarship, he got his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics. Hussain Sawjani started the DAMAC foundation providing free software development training to one million young Arab students.
When Hussain Sawjani began his career back in 1981, he started working in the finance department at Abu Dhabi Gas Industries.
After two years of working at Abu Dhabi Gas Industries, he decided to start his own catering business, bringing in thousands of customers. After many years, the catering business he started, has changed the name to Global Logistics Services. Learn more about Hussain Sajwani: http://www.hussainsajwani.com/ and https://www.damacproperties.com/en/investor-relations/corporate-governance/meet-our-board
In 2002, Hussain Sawjani became the DAMAC owner, the largest real estate company in the Middle East. Since the company started, it has built 19,000 apartment buildings with over 44,000 units under construction. By the year 2015, Hussain Sawjani’s company got publicly listed on The Dubai Financial Market.
One of the projects that Hussain Sawjani, the DAMAC owner has developed is a golf course designed by Tiger Woods and is managed by the Trump Organization. Also, he has built luxury apartments that have designed interiors from Italy. He owns lots of resorts and hotels, as well.
Hussian Sawjani is married with four children and lives in Dubai. One of Hussian Sawjani’s sons, Ali Sawjani graduated from North Eastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Today, Ali Sawjani is the General Manager of Operations at the DAMAC group. Read more: Hussain Ali Habib Sajwani | Bloomberg and Hussain Sajwani | Forbes
Donald Trump praised Hussain Sawjani for his entrepreneurship in DAMAC properties. Over time, the two men became friends building good relationships. Trump’s sons were even invited to Hussain Sawjani daughter’s wedding, Amira Sawjani.
Hussain Sawjani has done business with not only Donald Trump but Ivanka Trump as well. Over the years, Donald Trump and Hussian Sawjani have been friends and partners for a long time.