Gregory James Aziz has become very successful following his succession of the National Steel Car Company from Dofasco in the year 1994. He is the current Chairman, CEO and President of the National Steel Car Company which is currently based in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. The company has been listed to be North America’s leading railroad freight car Company following its railroad freight car mass production in thousands each year. Under the leadership of Gregory Aziz, National Steel Car was certified ISO 9001:2008. Every year since 1999, National Steel Car has been able to hold on to the ISO honor.
Gregory James Aziz was born in the year 1949 on the 30th of April in the Canadian City of London in southwestern Ontario. Greg went to the Ridley College and later attended the University of Western Ontario. After his university education at the age of twenty-two, Aziz began his career life at the Affiliated Foods Company. Being their family business, Aziz ensured Affiliated Foods grew and could import fresh foods from South, and Central America, and Europe and later distributed them to the major fresh foods wholesale markets in the United States and Eastern Canada.
Later, Gregory James Aziz left their food company and went to work for investment banks in New York and 1994; he was able to gather enough amount of money to buy National Steel Car from from its then owner, Dofasco. Aziz targeted for the expansion of the company to become a great company in the whole of North America. Using the capital investments, he had and social investments, James Aziz ensured that the company expanded in every sector.
First, Greg Aziz ensured the expansion of the company’s employment from the 600 employees to an almost 3000 employees. He then secured the company’s expansion regarding manufacturing from its usual 3,500 freight cars per year to 12,000 freight cars per year to the year 1999 from its purchase date on 1994. The company continues growing under Greg James Aziz’s and continues putting across new freight car innovations. Apart from the recertification of ISO 9001:2008, National Steel Car has also held other honors such as the TTX SECO award.
Greg Aziz has also been involved in helping the Hamilton Society and has sponsored together with his wife, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. National Steel Car also sponsors the Hamilton Opera, the United Way, and other local charities. See More Info Here.