Gregory James Aziz is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Steel Car Corporation. Gregory Aziz attended and graduated from Ontario Ridley College and the University of Western Ontario. He majored in and received a degree in economics.
Greg gained his managerial skills and experience from working with his family in their food service company. Affiliated Foods was the name of this successful business. After graduating college, James Aziz joined his family at Affiliated Foods.
James Aziz worked for the family business for 16 years. During this time, Gregory J. Aziz took Affiliated Foods from a local food service business to a global giant. When Greg left Affiliated Foods, he followed up with a successful career in the banking and investment industries.
Greg Aziz worked at an investment firm in New York in 1994 when he commenced the take-over of the National Steel Car Corporation. National Steel Car was experiencing a large shortage of orders which plunged its financial outlook downward.
When Mr. Aziz took over National Steel Car, Greg Aziz transformed its whole operation and grew the company exponentially. Gregory Aziz does not take credit alone for the company’s revival. Instead, he talks about how it took everyone at National Steel Car to make it the global success it is today.
Today, with more than 100 years of excellence in engineering and manufacturing National Steel Car carries a global reputation as North America’s leading locomotive freight and railroad tank car supplier. James Aziz points out that they are the only North American railway car company that has its own ISO certification.
As a result of their manufacturing quality and prominence, the National Steel Car Corporation has consistently been honored for the last 10 years with the TTX SECO award. The TTX Company acknowledges companies with the SECO award because of their management style, on-time delivery statistics, financial acumen, customer service and employee benefits.
National Steel Car supports its Ontario community by supporting local food banks and other charity organizations within the area. As generous philanthropists, Greg James Aziz and his family sponsor the local Hamilton Opera and Theatre showcases. The Aziz family also hosts Canada’s annual Canadian Agricultural Fair and the Royal Winter Horse show. Refer to This Article for additional information.