Business Leader

Greg Aziz Keeps National Steel Car On A Track To Success

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
Gregory J Aziz knows a thing or two about rail cars. When it comes to rail car components, parts, and overall logistics you can say he's a professional. That's because Greg J Aziz is the CEO and Chairman of National Steel Car. National Steel Car has a track record of providing quality and service to the rail industry that goes back over a hundred years. Today's rail car industry is as busy as ever before. Hustling and bustling these rail cars provide essential commodities to towns everywhere.   At National Steel Car, Greg Aziz makes sure everything from handholds and ladder rounds to break piping; body bolsters, fulcrum brackets and truck and wheelsets are always made to perfection. With a successful track history that expanded exponentially from 1994 to 1999 going from 3,500 ca...

Gregory Aziz: Taking Over the Industry

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
Ruling the industry is something that every CEO wants to do. Unfortunately, those who sit at the top don’t plan on giving up their thrones easily. That means every CEO has to work harder once they get past a certain level of success. Luckily, there’s one man making that journey to the top.   Over the last 20-plus years, Gregory J. Aziz served as CEO of National Steel Car. National Steel Car is a more than 100-year-old engineering and manufacturing company in Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1912, National Steel Car quickly established itself as one of the best in North America.   It accomplished this amazing task by effectively combining technology, determination, commitment, passion, and innovation. Its leaders also focused on building the best customer relationships poss

Shervin Pishevar Discusses The Global Economy And Underemployment

Angel Investor, Business, Business Advice, Business Leader, Businessman, CEO, Entrepreneur, Investment Research, Investments, Venture Capitalist
Shervin Pishevar is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and super angel investor. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery. Shervin Pishevar looks at the state of the global economy and poses a few critical questions. He tweets about widespread inflation, failing stock markets, and enduring underemployment. One can only conclude that the factors Shervin Pishevar describes lead to doomsday scenarios. Economies are not static. They mature as civilizations grow. Geographic borders have reshaped economies throughout history. In the modern day, there are no continents left to conquer. Humans can e...

Michael Burwell And Why He’s An Excellent Choice As Willis Towers Watson’s New CFO

Broking Solutions, Business Leader, CFO, Financial Services, Risk Management
The world of business is being upended right now with modern changes brought mainly by innovations in tech. Any business leader should know that to succeed and thrive and not to go extinct, one should at least take a small bet in the modern technologies today. This is something that resonates very well with Michael Burwell, as he becomes the new CFO of Willis Towers Watson.   The New Challenges in Finance   Finance development requires a lot of energy, skills, dedication, and sacrifice from any Finance Officer. When Willis Towers Watson chose Michael to be their next officer, they know all too well that picking Michael would such be a fantastic bet and decision. His skills in running Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP for over 30 years is such a great asset and strength that...

Gregory Aziz On How To Make A Good Investment Decision

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
For a business to survive for ages, the management needs to be concerned with the developments that are taking place outside of the business precincts. Many times, businesses fail because the owners ignore the important things that happen outside of their business environments. Economic depressions can affect a business and make it fail. For a business that wants to last for many years. It needs to do more than just the ordinary things.   A business needs to have a strong foundation that will make it survive through the bad times especially on matters related to finances. In this article, we will look at a Canadian company that has managed to keep itself updated with the business environment changes, and as a result, it has lived for over one hundred years. The business is a...

Shervin Pishevar Makes News with a Tweet Storm about America’s Economy

Angel Investor, Business, Business Leader, CEO, Entrepreneur, Investment Research, Investments, Investor, Venture Capitalist
Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar recently turned heads during a storm of 50 tweets. Prompted by an early-February slide in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Pishevar began the storm by tweeting, "Some thoughts on financial storms I seeing brewing ahead. I expect a 6000-point drop in aggregate in the months ahead. Here's why."   Shervin Pishevar next fingered the culprits of the market's 2018 woes. He cited increases in credit deficits and interest rates, and he stated, "Tax giveaways without matching service cuts lead to a descent into panic." Continuing, he also noted, "Every asset class has proven to be overvalued."   Additionally, he decried popular financial instruments with the potential to bring a new Great Recession. "All volatility indexes are suspect for t...

Louis Chenevert’s Positive Effect At UTC And How He Did It With Class An Integrity

Aerospace Technology, Aviation, Aviation Technology, Business Leader, CEO
With the help of Canadian powerhouse businessman Louis Chenevert United Technologies Corporation was able to flourish to unimaginable heights. As a leader of a company one should be thinking about the state of the company, the employees, and the future of possibilities for the business. It is quite an undertaking and not everyone can handle that much responsibility. Mr. Chenevert was able to go beyond and above his duties of his job, without blinking an eye. (See Louis Chenevert’s Business Successes Past, Present and Future)   Here is a little about his upbringing, education, and past work experiences. Louis Chenevert was born in Montreal, Quebec in the year 1958. The Canadian businessman valued education as a stepping stone and attended HEC Montreal. He received a bachelor’s De

Sahm Adrangi Exposes Prothena, Creates Stir In Biotech Industry

Business, Business Leader, CEO, Hedge Fund Investor, Investment Research, Investments, Research Mangement
Sahm Adrangi is known for making predictions about the financial state of companies well before it was put into action. One of the most recent predictions that he made was about the recent stream of biotech disasters which swayed the industry. One of the predictions that Sahm Adrangi had made was about a cancer vaccine that was being released by Bavarian Nordic, which outlined that the vaccine was nothing more than a pure placebo, with no actual medical basis covering it. This isn’t the only prediction that is being made instead of this. He also made a prediction regarding Prothena, stating that the company's lead drug is bound to fail in due course of time, and is something that will cause the downfall, at least of that manufacturing segment within the company.     Sahm

Sahm Adrangi: Making Change For a Profit

Business, Business Leader, CEO, Hedge Fund Investor, Investment Research, Investments, Research Mangement
Sahm Adrangi started his activism by protesting unfair trade policies at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Meetings after the Seattle Trade Talks in 1999 went South. Now, he's making a difference and a new and more effective way, by making investment bets against companies that he believes are misleading the public and scamming investors. The type of investing the hedge funder takes part in has become known as activism or value investment, a method in which investors base their actions on moral values as well as profit. Sahm Adrangi founded the company he is Chief Investment Officer of, Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC, in April 2009 with approximately $1 million. His company has now managed hundreds of millions of dollars at one given time and consistently makes a profit and...

Michael Burwell and The Challenges and Achievements of His Career

Advisory Solutions, Audit, Broking Solutions, Business, Business Leader, CFO, CPA, Finance, Financial Services, Insurance, Risk Management
Everyone covets a life of luxury, of prosperity and of being a great skilled specialist. One of the super-charged and prosperous business leaders that many people want to be like today is Michael Burwell. Among the many things about Mr. Michael is the fact the he right now is the newly appointed CFO at Willis Towers Watson. Let’s learn more about his thrilling set of skills and unforgettable achievements below.     Life Before Willis Towers     There’s so much life and corporate work offered by Michael Burwell to the market before working at Willis Towers. One of those companies where he excelled in his service is the stint he did at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC). For eleven years he was able to provide a lot of assurance and audit services to diff