Gregory James Aziz is the Chief Executive Officer, President and the Chairperson of National Steel Car company. The firm is based in Hamilton, Ontario. It is one of the most recognized, railroad freight car manufacturers, in the world. The organization has remained successful due to innovation, use of technology, passion, commitment and good relationship between workers and buyers.
Founded in 1912, National Steel Car has over 100 years of experience. The company has created a reputation because of maintaining high operational standards.
Greg Aziz was born on 30th April 1949. He was raised in Ontario, London. He pursued his undergraduate degree at Ridley College. James Aziz advanced his studies at the University of Western Ontario, where he pursued Economics. Gregory James Aziz is a humble man, who values the efforts of his employees. he understands that the organization`s staff have been instrumental in its success. Commitment, trust, and determination have been key factors in the company`s victory.
The firm had grown, for 16 years, before becoming a global corporation that imports fresh foods in Europe and America. The company also plays a key role in the distribution of fresh foods across Eastern Canada and the United States. See This Page for more.
After completing his studies, at the university, Greg worked at Affiliated Foods, a wholesale firm belonging to his family. He later worked in many investment banking organizations, in New York, before he purchased National Steel Car from Dofasco, in 1994. James Aziz had the urge to change the great Canadian company into North America’s top railroad car engineering and manufacturing corporation.
When James Aziz was purchasing the company, it used to produce approximately 3,500 cars annually. After Greg Aziz took Over, the company grew tremendously. As a result, it manufactured approximately 12,000 cars every year. In the same period, employment of workers raised from 600 to 3000. This was achieved through good leadership, considerable capital, human investments and team building. Aziz helped National Steel Car receive several awards. He helped the organization win the TTX SECO awards, for 13 consecutive years.
National Steel Car employees are dedicated to serving Hamilton residents and Americans. It has sponsored several local charities like Theatre Aquarius, United Way, Salvation Army and Hamilton Opera. The organization has created several well-paying jobs in the country. Children attend a party sponsored by the company every year. During the event, the youths take part in the company’s main food drive. Greg and his wife, Irene, sponsor Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, a prominent agricultural fair in Canada.