The Background Of The UAE Chairman
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. 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. He joined 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.
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. He was an agent of companies before he 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. 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. 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. He also improved the IT systems of the businesses and this contributed to the success of the businesses. 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.
It also took a lot of dedication and commitment to see results on the businesses that they were working on. 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. 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.
There is a huge library in his house because Hussain al Nowais likes to read a lot. He enjoys traveling when he has the time to do it. What Hussain al Nowais would like to pass on to his children is that they should always keep growin in what they do.