Gregory James Aziz is the head of National Steel Car and he serves as their Chairman, CEO, and President of the company. They manufacture freight cars in the rail industry and utilize an extensive range of engineering capabilities in Hamilton, Ontario. After gaining experience with investment banking Greg Aziz orchestrated the purchase of National Steel Car and has been instrumental in their turnaround.
The fact that the once great company was in decline presented a unique challenge that Greg James Aziz couldn’t pass up as a loyal Canadian. With this clarion call ringing in his head he set out to transform the company and he used the strong foundation of their excellent engineering abilities and a decisive teamwork mentality to change their fate and trajectory. Infusions of capital and human resource investments have led to significant improvements in output and a much stronger, healthier company.
The extraordinary history of National Steel Car dates back over one hundred years and they are well known for their excellence in engineering and manufacturing. They specialize in railroad freight and tanker cars which are industry leading and their output grows every year under the leadership of Gregory J. Aziz. The number of employees have substantially increased during his time leading the company and is illustrative of their rising fortunes.
The international business community has taken note of National Steel Car as they are North America’s only production railroad car company that is certified ISO 9001:2008. They held this distinction for the last 18 years and are well positioned to flourish in the future as well.
Greg James Aziz was born in London, Ontario on April 30, 1949, and received a sterling education at Ridley College. He also majored in Economics at the University of Western Ontario, which laid the framework for his later endeavors in investment banking and eventually National Steel Car.
He joined his family’s business called Affiliated Foods after college and helped them achieve high levels of growth in food importing and distribution. They imported foodstuffs from Europe and Central and South America, which was destined for markets across the U.S. and Eastern Canada.
National Steel Car has wonderful ties to their hometown community of Hamilton and this reflects very well on the leadership of Greg Aziz. They have sponsored several charities that strengthen the community and they include the Theatre Aquarius, the Hamilton Opera, the United Way, and the Salvation Army. Go To This Page for more.
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