Hussain Al Nowais is one of the leading business leaders in UAE, Abu Dhabi. Al Nowais has vast interests in petrochemicals, hospitalities, food industry, banking, investments and various other companies.He was raised in Abu Dhabi, UAE where he gained his business skills. The article highlights the success and life of Hussain Al Nowais.
Hussain Early life
Hussain Al Nowais completed both his primary and secondary studies in UAE before flying abroad in the US for his college studies. The success story of Hussain is a unique one since during his first years, his family was forced to live in the desert. He is known for his position as a chairman of the Emirates Holding. He began his trade earlier when his grandfather was a small scale supplier operating family chains of business. During his earlier years, he worked as an agent, and after some time, he could rise to become a partner.
He worked as a trainee in one of the investment banks in New York. He gained his first degree in Business Administration while at the Lewis and Clark College in Oregon in 1979. He was able to overcome his competitors because he gained command of English which he could use to get the big contracts from the international companies.
Success story of Hussain
One of his breakthrough businesses was when he successfully secured a chance to provide a government agency with electrical equipment. He also developed a passion for acquisition whereby he bought the falling firms and established them to be beneficial. During the recession time during the gulf war, he saw the need to fill the gap due to food shortage. He practiced his management skills by creating the Federal food and applied technology to ensure that his services reached a vast number of people.
Hussain Al Nowais is a father of three kids and it his desire to see them succeed. Although his kids are privileged, he desires to see them have a passion in life and come up with brilliant ideas in the business sector. Al Nowais can be found in his home library sampling most books. He enjoys most of his time with his family and loves to travel.
He is the chairman of Al Nowais Investments LLC, Federal Foods, Dan way Engineering, Eircom, Addax Bank B.S. C, National Petroleum Construction and Waha Capital PJSC. Some of the businesses that he directs include the Rotana Hotel Management Corporation Limited, Spinneys Limited among others.He is a board member of several other groups.