How Sajwan led DAMAC Group to become the largest real estate company in the Middle East

Hussain Sajwan is an accomplished businessman who has achieved a lot of success in the real estate and the hospitality industry. He is the founder of DAMAC Group where he currently serves as the CEO and chairman. While Hussain is enjoying a successful career now, he has come a long way. In this article, we will discuss Hussain’s background, his education, current role at DAMAC and his vision for the future.

 

Hussain Sajwani family background

Hussain was born in 1984 and raised in a middle-class family. Sajwani was raised in a conservative family where everyone was hard working. Sajwan’s father operated a small shop where he sold pens and watches. He was forced to work in the shop for long hours where he sometimes went for days without seeing his family. Sajwan’s father was desperate for success. He started having interests in the real estate where he was a real estate broker. However, he concentrated more on his shop. Sajwan’s mother, on the other hand, sold household goods to supplement the family income.

 

Hussain’s father wanted his son to join his trade, but Sajwan had a strong desire to acquire formal education. Sajwan was hard-working, self-motivated and he excelled in his academics where he attended Bagdad medical college, which was sponsored by the government. However, Sajwan dropped out of school before he could complete his studies. Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJxJrIkRTzk

Sajwan spent much of his childhood in his father’s shop. He was exposed to the harsh realities of running a business at a tender age. This helped him to hone his entrepreneurial skills, which he would help him in future. Learn more: https://www.instagram.com/hussainsajwani/

 

Sajwan’s role in DAMAC Group

Hussain Sajwan founded DAMAC Group in 2002. DAMAC is a real-estate company that focuses on various developments such as residential, commercial, and leisure properties in Dubai and the Middle East. DAMAC’s main offices are in Dubai. Sajwan took advantage of the government’s decree that allowed foreigners to own properties in Dubai. Sajwan began selling real-estate properties in Dubai to foreigners.

Sajwan has served as the CEO of DAMAC Group for several years now. He has grown the company over the years, and in 2013, DAMAC Group became the first company in the Middle East to listed on London Stock Exchange. The DAMAC owner seeks to grow the company further in the coming years