Hussein Sajwani is a graduate of the University of Washington. However,Hussain Sajwani family is based in the Emirates. Immediately after he graduated, Hussein started his career in GASCO, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), as a contract manager. His entrepreneurial ability later led him to establish his catering firm in 1982. Though it had humble beginnings, the catering company has grown over the years, and it now has over 200 projects, feeding over 150, 000 daily in different markets such as Africa, CIS, and the Middle East. The company also services construction campsites, educational institutions, and five-star hotels, and offshore and onshore suites. Moreover, the decision also provides ancillary services like workforce supply and camp management.
Other than that, in the mid-1990s, Damac owner also served as the first person to participate in property market expansion in Dubai. He started with building several hotels that would accommodate the large number of people that visited the Emirates on job-related duties. Later in 2002, Hussein realized the opportunity to start his construction firm DAMAC Properties in the Middle East. He took advantage of his expertise in different fields such as finance, marketing, sales administration, and legal areas, and these helped him reap success in his organization. DAMAC Properties have constructed many prestigious properties in London, Jeddah, Beirut, Amman, Doha, and Dubai among other regions.
DAMAC Properties employs approximately 2000 people and are a publicly listed company whose shares are traded on Dubai Financial Market. DAMAC has an excellent track record in the luxury records and has delivered over 18,500 units. They have a development portfolio of 44, 000 Units at various planning and development stages. DAMAC has also joined forces with leading brands like Tiger Woods to come up with projects like Tiger Woods designed golf course that is managed by the Trump Organization.
In 2013, DAMAC teamed up with Donald Trump long before he became the American president. The union was meant to develop two golf courses that would be branded, Donald Trump. One, the Trump International Golf Course Dubai, was completed and opened in February. On the other hand, The Trump World Golf Course, which is designed by Tiger Woods, will be finalized in 2018.
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