Hussain Sajwani, CEO and founder of the DAMAC Group, is a unique individual who knows the true value of hard work and uses his keen business acumen to guide his entrepreneurial ventures. Donald Trump has called him “a very, very, very amazing man,” and The Trump Organization manages and maintains several golf courses that sit in the impressive golf course communities that DAMAC Properties has constructed. The most recent of these golf courses is the Trump International Golf Club Dubai at DAMAC Hills, and this 7,205-yard, par-71 course is located right in the middle of a new 42-million square foot DAMAC Hills master development.
As a youngster, Hussain Sajwani learned his work values and ambition from his father while working at his father’s watch and pen store. Later in life he attended the University of Washington, Seattle where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in economics and industrial engineering. His love for education is great, but his love for children and their prosperity is even greater. To support both of these, he has donated lots of his own time and money to causes that not only help children to have better lives, but that also help them to get a proper education. He also feels for refugees and their cause and has donated $272,000 to the “Yemen We Care” campaign, which is a charitable organization that helps millions of Yemeni refugees receive basic healthcare and education. He also has donated to the Emirates Red Crescent, which helps children receive clothing and shelter.
Hussain Sajwani is also involved in many other business’s, and is a genius investor. He is chairman of Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles Co., which was the first tile manufacturer his nation and is still one of only two to this day. He also owns a catering business, which he started in 1982, and the company is a market leader that serves 150,000 meals a day to people from all over the globe. Hussain has also sat on many boards and some of these include JUNO Online in New York, Emirates Takaful Company in Abu Dhabi, and the Majan University College in Muscat Oman.