The Background Of The UAE Chairman
Hussain al Nowais was schooled in Qatar after leaving the hardships of Abu Dhabi. He later moved back to Abu Dhabi after His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan took over power together with his family. During this time, other families also returned to Abu Dhabi.
He completed his high school education while in Abu Dhabi. After this, he went to the US to study Business Administration. Hussain al Nowais went to work for the family business after his studies in the US were completed. The family business started as a trading organization and it was started by Hussain al Nowais’ grandfather.
When he joined the family business he was able to improve the manufacturing, and the distribution of the trading company. 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.
With the skills he acquired doing business, Hussain al Nowais started focusing on the acquisition of failing companies. Within a period of time, the failling company’s would start making a profit under his management. Through restructuring the food businesses that he acquired, they started making profits. Recession-proof industries such as the food business is what attracted him to do acquisition in the food businesses.
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. He also improved the IT systems of the businesses and this contributed to the success of the businesses. 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.
Through commitment and dedication, they were able to see results on the businesses they took over. 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. Hussain al Nowais appreciates cultures better because of his interactions with different nationalities as he does his work in the UAE. Hussain al Nowais enjoys family time and he does this when he has time off work.
He also likes to read a lot and has a huge library in his house. 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.