Exclusive interview with the Managing Director of Danube Group, Anis Sajan. During the Big 5 Dubai Exhibition, Anis outlined the group’s success story, various business units, latest products and 2018 business plan.
About The Leader
A man who is enigmatic and quick-witted and grounded Mr. Anis Sajan is the managing director of Danube Group, which is one of the region’s most successful business conglomerates. Danube Group’s primary business lies in building materials with its head office & logistics facilities are present at the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA). Mr. Sajan is known as ‘Mr Cricket’ in the UAE. In the year 1993, Anis Sajan came to Dubai after having worked in Kuwait for few years. He moved to Dubai and helped his brother set up Danube Group and now heads up the sanitary division- Milano.
He has always been a sports enthusiast and enjoys playing and watching cricket. He practices Yoga regularly. Today Mr. Anis swears by yoga, so much so that he cannot leave his house without practicing it.
Mr. Anis Sajan, Managing Director, Danube Group said: “The day I don’t do yoga, I feel lethargic and cranky. When I do yoga, I feel very charged up and focused.”
Milano brand is wholly- owned by Danube Group, which is originated in Italy and registered worldwide, since 2006 and exhibits a range of sanitary, electrical products, tiles, water purifier and hardware. The brand is distributed in Africa, Europe, Asia, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and has around 50 showrooms in the Middle East, more than 5000 distributors across the world.
About The Company
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.
As one of the largest suppliers in the region, Danube Group’s operations are dominated by two main segments- Building Materials FZCO and Danube Home (Home Interior/ Décor Solutions), which brings together a variety of state-of-the-art products available at showrooms strewn across the MENA region.
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