The Journey 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.

While in Abu Dhabi, Hussain al Nowais was able to complete his high school education. 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.

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. Hussain al Nowais got a huge opportunity after getting a contract to supply electrical equipment to one of the government departments.

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. 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. 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.

Through commitment and dedication, they were able to see results on the businesses they took over. 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.

He’s a man who likes the challenge of growing companies. 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.

There is a huge library in his house because Hussain al Nowais likes to read a lot. One of his favourite things to do is to travel and relax. Hussain al Nowais likes to challenge his children to keep growing in the activities that they do.