What You Didn’t Know About The UAE Chairman
Hussain al Nowais schooled in Qatar after leaving 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. With the change of power, other families returned to Abu Dhabi.
While in Abu Dhabi, Hussain al Nowais was able to complete his high school education. Hussain al Nowais studied Business Administration in the US after completing his high school education. 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. He was an agent of companies before he started partnering with them. His big break came when he got a contract for supplying 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. 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. Hard work and new ideas also contributed to the success 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. 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. Due to the interactions with different nationalities as he works in the UAE he’s able to appreciate culture better. Hussain al Nowais enjoys family time and he does this when he has time off work.
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.