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Danube Awards and Achievements

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Forbes Top Real-Estate Companies in Middle-East 2018

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Mr. Rizwan Sajan Honoured By Forbes Middle East And Republic TV

Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of Danube Group, recently bagged two prestigious awards in recognition of his efforts and contribution to the UAE market and beyond. First of them being, the “Top 100 Indian Business Leaders in the UAE” by Forbes Middle East in which Mr. Sajan ranked 8th in the
list. These rankings were based on the information collated for some of the most influential business leaders residing or operating in the Emirates. The evening was an inspirational gathering, stirring entrepreneurs to aspire to brilliance and expand their horizons by collaborating with the best in the region.

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Moreover, Mr. Rizwan Sajan was one of the recipients of the prestigious Inspirational Gulf Indian Business Leader Award at the reputable assembly of the finest and inspiring Indian business leaders in the Gulf region, Republic TV Gulf Indian Leadership Summit and Awards on June 24, 2018 at Grand Hyatt Dubai.

Republic TV Gulf Indian Leadership Summit and Awards 2018 were held to celebrate the success stories of Gulf Indian Business Leaders and to celebrate successful launch of the channel in Middle East. Among the distinctive features of the event was Impressive panel discussions monitored by Indian news channel editors, Mr. Arnab Goswami and Ms. Shivani Gupta of Republic TV.
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DANUBE AWARDED ‘DUBAI QUALITY APPRECIATION PROGRAMME’ (DQAP)

Dubai quality awards H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of of Dubai, presented the certificate for the ‘Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme’ (DQAP) to Danube Building Materials, on April 07, 2010, at the Grand Hyatt Dubai. The company’s Chairman, Rizwan Sajan & Anis Sajan – Managing Director has received the award, which recognizes Danube’s ‘excellence model’, which covers the organization’s activities as well as its achievements, and is the criteria by which the awardees are judged upon. It is also marks a new record for Danube of being the first building materials company in the Middle East to get this prestigious award.

Securing the DQAP certification for the first time, Danube credits its excellent leadership, dynamism in strategy, growth in terms of people and partnerships, as well as it expanding resources for bagging the award. Within the last five years, Danube has registered exponential growth in revenues, which has exceeded AED 1 billion in 2009, an investment of AED 100 million in the expansion of the ‘Danube BUILDMART’ concept across the GCC, and the addition of 350 staff during the height of the recession.

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MR. RIZWAN SAJAN OF DANUBE GROUP HONORED AT FORBES MIDDLE EAST FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Since ambitious and driven Indians began making the long trip to dusty Middle Eastern shores in the 1950s, the non-resident Indian (NRI) population in the Arab world has flourished. One such visionary is Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman of Danube Group, a leading construction and home interior company in the UAE. Forbes Middle East has rated the construction & building material icon 12th on its list of ‘Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World’. Mr. Sajan was honored with the prestigious award at a glamorous gala dinner and awards ceremony held in the Godolphin Ballroom, Jumeirah Emirates Towers recently.

Commenting on the momentous occasion, Mr. Sajan in a statement to the press said, “It’s an honour to be associated with Forbes Middle East for the third consecutive year. The award is a tribute to the quality and efforts of my staff. UAE has been the land of gold turning my dreams into reality. On this momentous occasion, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai for being a continuous inspiration to me and my business.”

With 170 individuals making it onto the list, the ranking celebrates the impressive diversity of the achievements of India’s top movers and shakers in the Middle East business world. Mr. Rizwan Sajan has won numerous accolades in the past including the Dubai Quality Award and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award. Rizwan Sajan was also credited for being the first private expatriate entity to have officially licensed an agreement with the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) securing naming rights under the second phase of the Dubai Metro Naming Rights Project.

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MR. ADEL SAJAN OF DANUBE HOME WINS “YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARD IN BUSINESS CATEGORY”

ITP Publishing’s Ahlan Masala Awards 2014 conferred Mr. Adel Sajan with the Award for ‘Young Achiever in Business Category’. Every year, the awards honour UAE’s and Bollywood’s finest achievers. The winners are decided on the basis of votes from the public – in addition to a panel of judges that screens and evaluates each nominee’s achievements – and the person with the highest amount of votes is declared the winner.
The Award is further proof to the leadership and success of Mr Adel Sajan. The young and charismatic,
Director he has developed an exceptionally analytical and pragmatic mind. He has been one of the
key drivers of Danube’s growth since 2009 and one of the main visionaries behind the concept and
establishment of Danube Buildmart, now known as Danube Home. Adel has also shepherded the success of ‘Cha Cha Chai’ – aptly branded as the ‘Best Tea in Town’.
Having inherited the Midas Touch from his father, Mr. Rizwan Sajan, our Founder and Chairman; Adel
Sajan’s commitment to leadership has ensured the continuous success of the organization. We wish him
all the very best in all his future endeavours.

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Mr. Rizwan Sajan of Danube Group Honoured at Forbes Middle East for the Second Consecutive Year

Since ambitious and driven Indians began making the long trip to dusty Middle Eastern shores in the 1950s, the non-resident Indian (NRI) population in the Arab world has flourished. One such visionary is Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman of Danube Group, a leading construction and home interior company in the UAE. Forbes Middle East has rated the construction & building material icon 21st on its list of ‘Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World’. Mr. Sajan was honored with the prestigious award at a glamorous gala dinner and awards ceremony held in the Godolphin Ballroom, Jumeirah Emirates Towers.

Commenting on the momentous occasion, Mr. Sajan in a statement to the press said, “It’s an honour to be associated with Forbes Middle East for the second consecutive year. The award is a tribute to the quality and efforts of my staff. UAE has been the land of gold turning my dreams into reality. On this momentous occasion, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai for being a continuous inspiration to me and my business.”

With 170 individuals making it onto the list, the ranking celebrates the impressive diversity of the achievements of India’s top movers and shakers in the Middle East business world. Sajan has
won numerous accolades in the past including the Dubai Quality Award and the Mohammed Bin Rashid
Al Maktoum Business Award. Sajan was also credited for being the first private expatriate entity to have officially licensed an agreement with the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) securing naming rights
under the second phase of the Dubai Metro Naming Rights Project.

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Danube Honoured at Mohamed Bin Saud Award For SME Enterprises 2013

Buildmart RAK, Danube’s state-of-the-art retail complex in Ras Al Khaimah was awarded for the “Best Trading Enterprise” category of the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saud Award for SME Enterprises 2013.

The prestigious award was presented to Danube Group’s Managing Director, Mr. Anis Sajan at a glittering award ceremony. The event was graced by H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Humaid Bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK Ruler’s office, H.E. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Ras Al Khaimah, Mr. Ahmed Obaid Al H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Humaid bin Abdullah Al Qasimi Chairman of RAK Ruler’s office presenting the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saud Award For Small and Medium Economic Enterprises to Mr. Anis Sajan, Managing Director & Mr. Thamimul Hussain, Group General Manager – Danube Building Materials FZCO Mr. Anis Sajan With the RAK Buildmart Team at the Award Ceremony Tunaiji, DED’s Acting General Director and the committee members of the Award.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Anis Sajan, Danube Group’s Managing Director, said, “I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah who patronised the setting up of this award and the Department of Economic Development in Ras Al Khaimah for their role in catalysing and boosting the role of the Small and Medium Enterprises in the Manufacturing, Trading and Services sectors in Ras Al Khaimah. This award for Buildmart comes as a result of consistent team effort on the part of everyone at our Ras Al Khaimah retail showroom. They have contributed in full measure to honouring Danube’s commitment to our customers of meeting all their material needs – from the most basic to the most complex, while ensuring easy and convenient access to our products.”
The awards were presented across varied categories including; Best Manufacturing Enterprises, Best Trading Enterprises, Best Services Enterprises, in addition to Saud Bin Saqr Program for Young Business Leaders.

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Mr. Rizwan Sajan of Danube Group Honoured at Forbes Middle East

Applauding the success of exceptional Indian personalities, Forbes Middle East honoured Mr. Rizwan Sajan of Danube Group, by ranking him no. 7 among the Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE at a gala award ceremony held on the 25th of June, 2013 at The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay. The list included 75 top businessman and 25 top CEOs and CFOs working for large corporations. These rankings are based on the information collated for some of the most influential Indian business leaders residing or operating in the Emirates. The awards evening was an inspirational gathering, stirring entrepreneurs to aspire to brilliance and expand their horizons by collaborating with the best in the region.

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Danube Strikes Again at the Business Excellence Awards H.H.

Striking yet another milestone in the pursuit of excellence, Danube, the leading construction and home interior company has won the coveted Dubai Quality Award at the 18th Business Excellence Awards ceremony held on 29th April 2013, at the Sheikh Saeed Hall of the Dubai World Trade Centre
(DWTC).

Commenting on the brand’s win Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman of the Danube Group says: “We are honored to receive the prestigious Dubai Quality Award (DQA). The award is a testimony to our continuous journey to excellence and our unwavering focus on reliability, product quality and service.”
Over the last 20 years the Danube Group has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a small trading shop in Deira to being the region’s leader in construction, building materials, home interiors and shop fitting industries. Today the group is spread over 40 locations in 9 countries with an employee strength of over 2,000 individuals. “Implementing the vision and guidance of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, quality has always been at the forefront of our strategy and it is encouraging to see our quest for excellence being recognised.
Danube has always been a pioneer in setting high standards which has proven instrumental in the successful growth of our business. We will endeavour to explore new frontiers and attain greater heights in the coming years,” said Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman of Danube Group.