After leaving Abu Dhabi Hussain al Nowais schooled in Qatar. Together with his family, Hussain al Nowais moved back to Abu Dhabi after His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan took over power. Other families also returned to Abu Dhabi during this time.
He completed his high school education while in Abu Dhabi. Hussain al Nowais went to the US after completing high school and this is where he studied Business Administration. He joined the family business after his studies in the US were completed. The family business of Hussain al Nowais’ family started as a trading organization.
He played a key role in the functions of the business especially in the improvement of manufacturing and the distribution of the family trading company goods. 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 started acquiring failing companies with the skills he acquired as a businessman. Under his management the failing companies were able to make a profit and grow. 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.
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. 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. As time went by, Hussain al Nowais established a manufacturing food company which had many employees. His contribution to the UAE are his proposals to improve business practices in investment opportunities when trading.
It is challenging to turn a failing company around but Hussain al Nowais enjoys this challenge. 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. 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.