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.
Hussain al Nowais was able to complete his high school education in Abu Dhabi. Hussain al Nowais went to the US after completing high school and this is where he studied Business Administration. On completion of his studies in the US, Hussain al Nowais joined the family business. The grandfather of Hussain al Nowais started the family business as a trading organization.
When he joined the family business he was able to improve the manufacturing, and the distribution of the trading company. Hussain al Nowais worked in companies as an agent and later started partnering with them. His big break came when he got a contract for supplying electrical equipment to one of the government departments.
Hussain al Nowais became a skilled businessman and started focusing on the acquisition of companies. He would turn the failing companies around and make a profit with them. 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.
His method of turning failing businesses around included putting in place a qualified management team as well as the infrastructure of a business. The success of the businesses came about because the IT system was improved alongside other measures. Through new ideas, the team was able to do a lot of hard work and they were able to turn around the failing businesses into successful and profitable 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. Hussain al Nowais experienced growth in the food business and was able to establish 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. 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.
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. Hussain al Nowais likes to challenge his children to keep growing in the activities that they do.