Archives: September 2018

Up-Close With the DAMAC Owner

Hussain Sajwani is no ordinary man. As the Founder of DAMAC Properties, he has exponentially grown to become a leading entrepreneur in the Middle East. He is credited with developing a catering business from a modest entity to a formidable enterprise serving over 150,000 meals and supervising over 200 projects worldwide. As the DAMAC owner, his technical know-how and seasoned craftsmanship have played a critical role in diversifying the company’s scope into construction campsites, onshore/offshore sites and the provision of subsidiary services such as manpower supply and camp management.

As a pioneer in the property construction industry in Dubai, Hussain Sajwani deemed it necessary to build several hotels to meet the ever-growing demand for individuals keen on establishing businesses and trade opportunities in the Emirates. With the establishment of DAMAC Properties, he has exuded finesse in various fields of property development such as administration, finance, marketing and sales. Today, DAMAC Properties is credited with developing iconic buildings in leading cities such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London, Riyadh and Jeddah. With a seasoned staff of 2000 employees, DAMAC Properties boasts a healthy balance sheet and posts impressive share trades at the Dubai Financial Market.

Construction aside, DAMAC Properties has also dipped its toes in the fashion industry by partnering with prominent lifestyle brands to create exceptional projects such as a Tiger Woods-inspired golf course and luxury apartments by Fendi Casa and Versace Home. Additional villas inspired by Bugatti have also been conceived to create opulence at its finest.

Hussain Sajwani and the One Million Arab Coders Initiative

The DAMAC owner recently signed a noble partnership memorandum to fund the One Million Arab Coders initiative. Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE’s Vice President and Dubai’s Prime Minister, the program is aimed at providing free programming coverage for one million Arab millennials to spur coding opportunities. Such an initiative is expected to empower individuals harnessing modern opportunities and ensuring a brighter future.

According to the DAMAC owner, the company strives to become a world-class hub providing education and knowledge critical in redefining the Arab world and attracting top talent.

Visit Hussain’s official website: https://hussainsajwani.com/ar/

Gareth Henry Takes on Major Role at Investment Firm Angelo, Gordon & Co

The investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co has recently announced that it will hire a new global head of investor relations. Angelo, Gordon & Co named Gareth Henry as its new hire at this position. Along with being the global head of investor relations, Henry will also serve as the managing director as well as being a partner of the firm. All three of these positions will enable Gareth Henry to display both his expertise and his leadership. Henry will have the opportunity to help Angelo, Gordon & Co expand and become another one of the most widely known financial services firms in the world. He will serve under the direction of the firm’s President, Lawrence Schloss.

Gareth Henry is very pleased about being named the new head of global investor relations at this firm. He believes that he will be part of a top organization in the financial services sector. Henry expressed his admiration for the firm when he said that it regularly gets clients the results they need when investing. Gareth was also impressed with the firm on how it is able to quickly adapt to variations in the economic and financial market cycles.

The president of the firm Lawrence Schloss was also very excited about adding Gareth Henry to his firm. He believes that Henry is a very experienced and proven executive in the financial industry. Schloss said that Henry’s past experience proves that he is very capable of expanding firms as well as managing client relations very effectively.

Before being named the global head of investor relations at Angelo, Gordon & Co, Gareth Henry worked at Fortress Investment Group where he served in a similar role. While he was employed by Fortress Investment Group, Henry spent his time meeting with clients and helping them get the most out of the services offered by the firm. Henry also helped expand the firm to a number of other markets all over the world. Prior to attaining a position at Fortress Investment Group, Gareth worked as a researcher and an analyst. These positions consisted researching and analyzing a number of different classes of investment options.