Hussain Sajwani is one of the most successful and recognized businessmen in the world. He was born in a very humble background where the family was also business oriented. His father used to sell watches and pens which was a business that gave them income for family sustainability. He used to work for long hours, and he had a full dedication to his business which enabled him to cater for his family’s needs especially the childhood education of Hussain Sajwani. His mother was a hawker who used to sell good s locally especially cosmetics to ladies. Hussain Sajwani started being involved in the business since he was a young man when he joined his family business to assist his father at his shop. He portrayed good qualities of entrepreneurship that his father did not even want him to join college to continue taking care of the family business.
Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, was a hardworking student since his childhood education. After high school, he was one of the best students that qualified for a government scholarship where he went to the University of Washington where he obtained an undergraduate degree in economics. His education is one of the factors that have enabled him to become the person he is today.
He started practicing his career as a contract manager at GASCO. He then moved from the company after working for some time and went to work in one of the gas companies called Abu Dhabi National Oil Company as a subsidiary. Each company that Hussain Sajwani worked in, he used to make observations, learn and gain experience on how to run a business because he always wanted to be one of the most recognized entrepreneurs in the world. He, therefore, reached a point where he saw it was the right time to start his venture.
He started a catering venture that is today called the Global Logistics Services. This venture mainly targeted the US army as the main market. Due to his good management skills, he has enabled the success of the venture up to date. Today he is the founder, the CEO and the president of the DAMAC properties which is a company that has made great contributions to the society, especially through its philanthropy.