Rizwan Sajan recognized as one of UAE’s ‘Young Asian Achievers’

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Published December 20th, 2011 - 06:33 GMT

Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of the Danube Group, leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, has been recognized as one of the top 25 ‘Young Asian Achievers’ in the UAE in a gala ceremony that was held recently at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. During the event, Sajan was presented with a plaque of recognition by H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI). The Danube founder was cited for his dynamic leadership as chairman of the Middle East region’s premier building materials and home interiors products provider and for the significant contributions he has made towards the UAE’s continued growth and development. 

The 25 UAE-based Asian expatriates are also included in a book entitled ‘Young Asian Achievers,’ released by Xponent Media. Achievers, which come from eight Southeast Asian countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Afghanistan, Philippines, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, were chosen for their contributions, innovative and out-of-the-box approaches in their respective fields. 

“I am both humbled and honoured to be a part of this pioneering list of Asian Achievers in the UAE. This recognition stands as testament to the commitment and dedication that I have given in driving Danube to become an industry leader in its own right. Moreover, I hope that this pioneering Achievers list and book will inspire today’s generation of Asian expatriates in the UAE to make significant contributions and opt to be a part of the unified efforts directed towards the country’s growth and development,” said Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman, Danube. 

Background Information


Established in the year 1993, Danube Group was founded and cultivated under the leadership of Rizwan Sajan, who is the known to be the Founder and Chairman of the Group. Starting off as a small trading firm, the company is moving from strength-to-strength, expanding its foothold in the region, and has established itself as the No. 1 building Materials Company along with other branches under its vast umbrella. In 2015, the company recorded a turnover of AED 5.14 billion and has been growing ever since. Moreover, Rizwan Sajan was ranked 12th among the ‘Top 100 Indian leaders in the UAE’ List by Forbes Middle East.

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