Born on 30th April 1949 in his home hometown, Hamilton, Ontario, Greg Aziz became one of the most successful businessmen in the world. He started off his schooling at a young age after which he attended Ridley College. He later went for his undergraduate studies at Western University in London where he managed to graduate with a major in Economics. He has been the CEO of the National Steel car for the last 23 years.
After his schooling, he initially joined the family business where he worked until the 1980’s. Their family business was involved in the exportation of fresh foods around Eastern Canada and the United States of America. In the early 1990’s, he ventured into the banking industry where he worked as an investor in New York. Greg Aziz efforts paid off in the year 1994 where he managed to facilitate the acquisition of the national steel car from the owner at the time, Dofasco.
Greg Aziz put his efforts in making the national steel company one of the reputable and successful business in the region for production of freight cars for railways. This came to pass as the company grew in proportions from producing only 3500 vehicles a year to producing 12000 cars a year by 1999. The staff also grew exponentially from 600 to a staggering 3000 people employed in the company. All this was thanks to the leadership and steering of the man himself, Greg James Aziz.
The company prides itself on the professionalism and quality and timely delivery. This has been the company’s magic wand since they have managed to be honored by the Annual TTX SECO awards for almost a decade in a row. The company is the only ISO certified railcar company in the North American region; ISO 9001 2008. This is a good indication of quality service delivery and engineering competence in the heavy steel works sector. Apart from their huge list of inventories of building rail cars, the company offers aftermarket services such as repairs and consultancy to companies using their products. Refer to This Site.
Under his 23 years of success, James Aziz has been graceful enough to be involved in charity and community service within his region and beyond. Through the company, he has donated to the Royal Agriculture Fair event in Canada, has sponsored Theatre Aquarius, the Hamilton Opera, the united way and the Salvation Army among many other charitable events.