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null Rizwan Sajan is ranked among ‘Top 100 Richest Indian Businessmen in the UAE’

Incubator of Talent

Success Stories of Entrepreneurs in the UAE

Rizwan Sajan
Ranked in 'Top 100 Indian leaders in the UAE'
Net worth: $2.5 billion
Key achievements: Founded Danube Group

Awards and recognitions:

  • Ranked 12th among the ‘Top 100 Indian leaders in the UAE’ List by Forbes Middle East
  • Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award

Rizwan Sajan started his company in the UAE with a few thousand dirhams in 1993, and today its revenues amount to AED 5.13 billion.

Sajan moved to Dubai in 1993 and started working at a hardware store. That same year, he established Danube as a small trading firm. His clear vision helped the business expand which today has a vast customer base in the Gulf, Asia and Africa markets. It has also established its presence beyond the UAE, in Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, India and China.

According to Sajan, “The UAE was, and will remain a land of opportunity, and has attracted international talented professionals and entrepreneurs from all over the world. This has helped us foreigners not only develop ourselves, but also contribute to the UAE’s society and economy.”

Sajan has founded the Danube Welfare Society as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) plans, which provides free training courses to help unskilled workers improve their language skills and develop their careers

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