On April 30, 1949, London, the man that would lead the National Steel Car company to greater heights and become one of the most successful businessmen in the world, was born and his name is Greg James Aziz.
Having been born into a business family, Greg developed his business acumen early on in his life. In his college years, he decided to enroll at the University of Western Ontario with a major in economics. After graduating, he joined the wholesale food business of his family, called the Affiliated Foods which became one of the most successful food distributing company that served food cross the Americas from Europe.
In Affiliated Foods, Greg Aziz had the opportunity to learn some of the skills and lessons that he would need for the rest of his career as a business developer. In Affiliated Foods, he learned with the best businesspeople in his family, and the young Greg was becoming a very good addition to the Affiliated Foods staff.
After joining his family’s business, Gregory James Aziz chose to tread his own path, and he went to New York in the 80s where he went on to become a very successful investment banker. There, he learned everything about financial administration and investments, and it improved his skillset. Due to his success in investment banking, he was able to purchase the National Steel Car company in 1994, and through his leadership, the National Steep Car company went on to become known as the leading company in North America when it comes to railroad freight car manufacturing and engineering. With Greg Aziz driving the company forward, it was able to increase its employment growth from 600 to 3,000 and its production capability from 3,500 cars annually to 12,000, and that was all in a span of 5 years.
With Gregory J Aziz as its President, Chairman, and CEO, the National Steel Car company continuous to provide the railroad freight car industry with innovations that contribute to the betterment of the industry. To this day, the company holds the top spot in providing the best railroad freight cars in North America. Read This Article for more information.
Greg credits his success to the people around him and the community, so he and his family give back to the people by funding several charities such as the Royal Agriculture Winter fair and the National Steel Car’s annual Christmas party where the company’s food drive for the local communities is also held.