Hussain Sajwani, DAMAC owner is one of the billionaire entrepreneurs in Dubai who started small as a contractor manager and ended up as the CEO and the founder of DAMAC Group. Hussain is a graduate of University of Washington who began working as a contract manager at GASCO and later joining Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. He left to start his own catering business back in 1982.Hussain was supplying food services to the United States Army in the desert during the first Iraq war in 1992.He also provided the services to American companies and all the American troops in the World. Although Hussain Sajwani later started the DAMAC Company he has retained the food business to continue as a reminder of his first job.
In 2002, Hussain Sajwani changed his mind and thought of venturing into the property business and founded DAMAC group after the Dubai government authorized the ownership of property by foreigners. His family was also far ahead in the firm, and this motivated him to go on with his plan. Hussain had some foundation to start from as he owned some mid- markets hotels in Deira which he had acquired in his food business due to the increased visitors coming for trade and business after the collapse of the Soviet. Hussain Sajwani is a pioneer in property market expansion in Dubai.
Hussain Sajwani and his company work with different kinds of properties starting with the food business which shows his expertise in business by getting involved in international cooperation. The DAMAC Company also offer a variety of services starting from the acquisition of land, appointment of architects, construction, marketing, sales, and after-sale services of residential and commercial properties. The DAMAC Group divides the properties into units and sells them to potential customers by cash ensuring that each aspect caters for its service and these has enabled success in the company.