What you need to know about UAE businessman Hussain Al Nowais
Hussain Al Nowais is a global entrepreneur and also doubles as a business strategist. He has worked in various nations and has interests in banking, investments, heavy industries, petrochemicals, real estate, hospitality, and energy among others. 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 Beginning
Hussain went through his primary and high school studies in his home country and went to the United States for college lessons. It has not been an easy journey for the entrepreneur as, during his early years, his family was exposed to harsh times. He is currently the chairman and managing director of the Emirates Holdings. 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.
Beginning of career life
His professional career began in New York where he worked as a trainee to an investment bank. It is in the United States that his career jumpstarted working as a trainee in a bank. He attained his degree in business administration in 1979 from the Lewis and Clark College which is based in Oregon. It is through studying in the United States that he developed a passion for business and took advantage of the business gaps.
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 has several companies under his name because he acquired several of them which were performing poorly and made them successful.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.
Apart from his busy lifestyle, he is a father of three children.He wants to instill a culture of hard work and make them be the solutions to the world problems. He reads informative and inspirational books and those based on Islam religion. Being a world traveler and family man, he spends his holiday times flying around together with his family.
Among the companies that Hussain chairs include the Al Nowais Investment LLC, Danway Engineering, Eircom, Addax Bank B. S. C, National Petroleum Constructions and Abu Dhabi essential industry corporations. Hussain is the leading managing director of enterprises such as Rotana Hotel Management Corporation Limited ad MENA Infrastructure Fund GP Limited. He also acts a board member in a long list of companies.