The Background Of The UAE Chairman
Hussain al Nowais schooled in Qatar after leaving Abu Dhabi. When His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan took over power, he moved back there together with his family. Other families also returned to Abu Dhabi during this time.
He completed his high school education while in Abu Dhabi. Hussain al Nowais went to the US after completing high school and this is where he studied Business Administration. On completion of his studies in the US, Hussain al Nowais joined the family business. The grandfather of Hussain al Nowais started the family business as a trading organization.
The family business was able to grow in manufacturing and distribution through his contribution. Before Hussain al Nowais started any partnerships, he was first an agent to the companies. The supply of electrical equipment to one of the government departments was one of his big opportunities.
Hussain al Nowais became a skilled businessman and started focusing on the acquisition of companies. Under his management the failing companies were able to make a profit and grow. Failing food businesses started making a profit after restructuring was conducted by Hussain al Nowais. The reason he ventured into the food business was because they were recession-proof industries.
By setting up the infrastructure of a business and putting in place a qualified management team, he was able to turn failing businesses into successful businesses. The success of the businesses came about because the IT system was improved alongside other measures. Through new ideas, the team was able to do a lot of hard work and they were able to turn around the failing businesses into successful and profitable businesses.
It also took a lot of dedication and commitment to see results on the businesses that they were working on. As time went by, Hussain al Nowais established a manufacturing food company which had many employees. He made several proposals on the improvement of UAE business practices when it came to investment opportunities in trading.
Hussain al Nowais enjoys growing companies because he likes the challenge of turning failing companies around. Due to the interactions with different nationalities as he works in the UAE he’s able to appreciate culture better. He likes to spend time with his family when he has spare time.
Hussain al Nowais has a huge library in his house because he likes to read a lot. He enjoys traveling when he has the time to do it. What Hussain al Nowais would like to pass on to his children is that they should always keep growin in what they do.