In 1994, the National Steel Car Company was a struggling company bearing little resemblance to the great Canadian company it once was. This was in large part because of how the National Steel Car Company was run by Dofasco. In order to restore the National Steel Car Company to its former greatness, Gregory James Aziz masterminded the purchase of the National Steel Car Company from Dofasco and personally assume the responsibility of effectuating the restoration of the National Steel Car Company’s greatness.
With Gregory James Aziz serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Steel Car Company and directing the direction in which the company’s business operations is to take, the National Steel Car Company in only five years was not only restore to its former greatness but it actually exceeded it. A struggling company in 1994 was now a thriving company churning out 12,000 railroad freight cars per year—8,500 more railroad freight cars per year than before Gregory J Aziz’s masterminded purchase of the National Steel Car Company from Dofasco.
Another sign of the company’s thriving status is the 3,000 employees employed by the National Steel Car Company as compared to 1994 when only 600 employees were employed by the company. During Greg Aziz’s extensive tenure as the Chief Executive Officer, the National Steel Car Company picked up 13 TTX SECO awards and became the only railroad freight car manufacturer in North America to be ISO 9001:2008 certified.
Gregory J Aziz is a graduate of both the Riley College and the University of Western in London, Ontario. London, Ontario has another significance to Greg Aziz in that on April 30th, 1949 he was born in this city. After procuring an economics degree from the University of Western, Gregory James Aziz started employment at Affiliated Foods, the Aziz-family-owned fresh food business, by choice.
After contributing immensely to the great success and business expansion of Affiliated Foods, which enlarged its business operations to encompass import and export of fresh food within its business operations, Gregory James Aziz headed to New York for work in investment banking. Several years later, Gregory James Aziz returned to Canada to leverage his incredible leadership abilities to bring about the restoration of the National Steel Car Company’s greatness. Go To This Page to learn more.
Gregory James Aziz also take great pleasure in giving back to his community by organizing food drives and employing local residents as well as sponsoring charitable organizations devoted to aiding the needy and improving the community.
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