Hussain al Nowais schooled in Qatar after leaving Abu Dhabi. Together with his family, Hussain al Nowais moved back to Abu Dhabi after His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan took over power. With the change of power, other families returned to Abu Dhabi.
Hussain al Nowais was able to complete his high school education 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 family business of Hussain al Nowais’ family started as a trading organization.
When he joined the family business he was able to improve the manufacturing, and the distribution of the trading company. Hussain al Nowais worked in companies as an agent and later started partnering with them. His big break came when he got a contract for supplying electrical equipment to one of the government departments.
Hussain al Nowais became a skilled businessman and started focusing on the acquisition of companies. Within a period of time, the failling company’s would start making a profit under his management. He focused on the food business and started restructuring them and this is what made them successful. Hussain al Nowais chose to acquire food businesses and turn them around because he saw that the industry was recession-proof.
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. Hard work and new ideas also contributed to the success the failing businesses.
It also took a lot of dedication and commitment to see results on the businesses that they were working on. Hussain al Nowais experienced growth in the food business and was able to establish a manufacturing food company. His contribution to the UAE are his proposals to improve business practices in investment opportunities when trading.
Hussain al Nowais enjoys growing companies because he likes the challenge of turning failing companies around. Through working in the UAE, he interacts with different nationalities this gives him a better appreciation of the cultures that are around. He likes to spend time with his family when he has spare time.
He also likes to read a lot and has a huge library in his house. When he can, he is likes to travel and relax. Hussain al Nowais strongly believes in growth and would like to pass this on to his children so that they can always keep growing.