What You Didn’t Know About The UAE Chairman
Hussain al Nowais schooled in Qatar after leaving 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. 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. Hussain al Nowais studied Business Administration in the US after completing his high school education. He joined the family business after his studies in the US were completed. The family business started as a trading organization and it was started by Hussain al Nowais’ grandfather.
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. Before Hussain al Nowais started any partnerships, he was first an agent to the companies. 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. Failing food businesses started making a profit after restructuring was conducted by Hussain al Nowais. 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. Through improved IT systems, the businesses became successful. 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.
Through commitment and dedication, they were able to see results on the businesses they took over. 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.
He’s a man who likes the challenge of growing companies. Due to the interactions with different nationalities as he works in the UAE he’s able to appreciate culture better. When he can, he likes to spend his time with his family.
He also likes to read a lot and has a huge library in his house. 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.
Source: my company