If you are familiar with National Steel Car, then suffice to say you are familiar with Mr. Gregory James Aziz. Gregory James Aziz is one of the biggest entrepreneurial forces to reckon with in the business world. For a man of his stature, Greg Aziz has been able to awaken the sleeping lion in the biggest railroad company not only in America but also in the world, the National Steel Car.
Currently Gregory J Aziz is the chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board at National Steel Car (NSC). He has held this position since acquiring the company from Dofasco. The in London, Ontario native has not had it smooth through his journey, he has had to rely on his education and valuable experience to get him through.
Education wise James Aziz was schooled at Ridley College where he later joined University of Western Ontario to pursue his childhood dream majoring in economies. Greg Aziz kick started his entrepreneurial journey at their family food store business. With a keen eye for business Greg was able to grow the business to greater levels helping his parents explore other international markets. Other than the family business, Gregory J Aziz also explored different investment banking opportunities around New York City growing his investment opportunities in leaps and bounds. Greg’s biggest career progress came in 1994 where he facilitated the acquisition of NSC.
Since acquiring the business, Gregory J Aziz has been nothing short of an inspiration to the company and the excellent records of accomplishments speak for itself. National Steel Car a premier railroad car manufacturing firm based in Hamilton, Ontario has been able to rise above the tides of the market to become the most sort after solution when it comes to car manufacturing. Mr. Greg has been able to grow and expand the company both quantity and quality wise. Thanks to the engineering capacity of the company NSC was able to increase its car production 3500 to over 12000 cars by 1999 at the same time employing an additional of 2400 employees from 600. Read This Article for additional information
Quality wise the Hamilton, Ontario based firm was able to get an ISO 9001:2008 certification becoming the only company in its industry in the entire North America to receive such a certification. As if this is not enough, National Steel Car Company was also able to receive the yearly TTX SECO award consecutively for over ten years.