Mr. Gregory James Aziz is the President, Chief Executive Officer as well as the Chairman of National Steel Car, a company located in Hamilton, Ontario that engineers and manufactures railroad freight cars.
He born in London, Ontario, a beautiful province located in Central Canada. Later on, Greg attended Ridley College and then obtained a degree in Economics at the University of Western Ontario.
After graduating, Greg Aziz was asked to join Affiliated Foods, his family’s wholesale food business. He was in charge of management. Under his managerial direction, he helped the company to advance in becoming a global importer of fresh foods resourced from Europe and South and Central America.
As time went on, Greg J. Aziz left Canada and moved to New York, to enter the field of financial investing in the banking and Wall Street sector.
During this time, he negotiated and bought National Steel Car from Dofasco, which was previously a successful business, but had eventually declined.
Greg Aziz had the idea of making National Steel Car into the most distinguished railroad freight car manufacturers in North America.
His dream came to past, because in the timeframe of five years from the date of purchased, the company grew tremendously. The number of freight cars produced annually went from 3,500 to 12,000. While the number of staff started out at 300, but climbed to 3,000.
Greg Aziz credit this growth to effective engineering abilities, cooperative group actions, essential capital investment and individual’s commitment.
Being under the leadership of Greg Aziz, National Steel Car has won multiple awards for the quality of their products, their attention to safety and for receiving good customer feedback.
Greg does not feel that he has arrived because of his achievements. He is relentless, in the quest to remain the exclusive leader in manufacturing freight vehicles for North America clients.
When Greg James Aziz is not working, you will probably find him attending one of the many organizations and functions he sponsors. These groups would include United Way, The Salvation Army and Hamilton Opera. Click Here to go to their webpage.
Every year he organizes the National Steel Car Christmas Party for his current and former staff and children.
He and his wife, Irene are backers of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, the most popular agricultural fair in Canada.
The 10-day celebration is filled with family fun activities and lots of wonderful foods and beverages.
As you can see, Mr. Gregory James Aziz is an outstanding businessman with a generous spirit.