Hussain al Nowais was schooled in Qatar after leaving the hardships of 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. 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 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. 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.
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. He focused on the food business and started restructuring them and this is what made them successful. Recession-proof industries such as the food business is what attracted him to do acquisition in the food businesses.
Hussain al Nowais was able to turn the failing businesses into successful businesses by putting in place a qualified management team and setting up the infrastructure of the 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. 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. Hussain al Nowais strongly believes in growth and would like to pass this on to his children so that they can always keep growing.