Golden Visa: From Dh1,200 salary salesman to businessman

SourceKhaleej Times
CountryMiddle east

Al Ain-based Indian expat Satish Jaisinghani, who is a salesman turned businessman, has received the 10-year UAE Golden Visa. Jaisinghani runs a medical supplies firm and a production unit of uniforms for hospital staff, among others in the Garden City of the UAE. Jaisinghani, a 62-year-old grandfather, had a humble start to his career in the UAE in 1984.

He started off with a monthly salary of Dh1,200. Fast-forward 37 years, he now manages multiple companies in different sectors. “I began as a sales representative at a printing press in Abu Dhabi. Although my salary was less, the responsibilities were comparatively higher. Working in the corporate culture for 17 years was a learning curve for me to start my own business,” he said. In 2000, the Mumbai native opened Pride Trading, which dealt in general trading business. Two years later, he entered the textile industry with a showroom for kandora and other garments. Both businesses did well and more...