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.
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 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. Hussain al Nowais worked in companies as an agent and later started partnering with them. Hussain al Nowais got a huge opportunity after getting a contract to supply electrical equipment to one of the government departments.
Hussain al Nowais became a skilled businessman and started focusing on the acquisition of companies. He would turn the failing companies around and make a profit with them. He focused on the food business and started restructuring them and this is what made them successful. The reason he ventured into the food business was because they were recession-proof industries.
His method of turning failing businesses around included putting in place a qualified management team as well as the infrastructure of a business. Through improved IT systems, the businesses became successful. His team was able to implement new ideas as well as do a lot of hard work and this contributed to the success of the failing businesses.
The businesses that they took over required a lot of commitment and dedication and they were able to do this to turn them around. With time, Hussain al Nowais was able to grow his food business and established a manufacturing food company. He made several proposals on the improvement of UAE business practices when it came to investment opportunities in trading.
It is challenging to turn a failing company around but Hussain al Nowais enjoys this challenge. Through working in the UAE, he interacts with different nationalities this gives him a better appreciation of the cultures that are around. When he can, he likes to spend his time with his family.
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. Hussain al Nowais strongly believes in growth and would like to pass this on to his children so that they can always keep growing.