Greg James Aziz is Chairman, President, and CEO of one of the world’s leading freight car engineering. National Steel Car, his railroad manufacturing company, is located in Hamilton, Ontario.
Greg Aziz was born in London, Ontario on April 30, 149. He attended Ridley College and graduated from the University of Western Ontario, majoring in Economics. Gregory J. Aziz worked in the family business, Affiliated Foods, and over 16 the company grew to become an international importer of fresh food. His customers were from all over the globe including Europe, Central and South America, and all across the United States.
In the early 1990’s, after working with investment banking in New York, Greg James Aziz was able to purchase the National Steel Car company from Dofasco. Gregory J Aziz’s goal was to turn the Canadian company into a leading railroad freight car manufacturer in North America.
Over time, the company grew exponentially. By showcasing Nation Steel Car’s advanced engineering, emphasizing teamwork, and major investments in human and financial capital, National Steel Car has grown under Greg Aziz’s leadership. The company’s manufacturing capabilities went from 3,500 to 12,000 cars per year by 1999. Because of the booming business, employment at the company grew from 600 to 3000 employees. Get More Info Here.
Greg James Aziz does not rest on the laurels of the past, but instead continues to find way to pursue excellence. One of the strategies he uses is to pay attention to customer feedback. Because of Aziz’s effort to continually improve and to build the best quality of car possible, Gregory Aziz’s company has a long time relationship with its customers. Some of his customers have been using National Steel Car for decades. The fact that Gregory Aziz values his customer’s feedback so highly, and stays true to the company’s purpose and core values, has created one of the most successful railroad freight car manufacturing companies in America.
National Steel Car is also committed to its community. The company sponsors Theatre Aquarius, the Hamilton Opera, the United Way, the Salvation Army as well as many other local charities in the Ontario area. The National Steel Car annual Christmas party is always well attended by employees, past and present, and their families. The National Steel Car also sponsors a yearly food drive in which all past and present employees participate. Gregory and his wife are sponsors of Ontario’s largest fair, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.