Gregory James Aziz is the CEO and Chairperson of National Steel Car, NSC. The company is among world’s leading others in railroad freight car manufacturing and engineering. Its headquarters are based in Hamilton.
Sir John Gibson, the 1912 Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario and six other Hamilton business people, started National Steel Car which was then called Imperial Car Company. National Steel Car has since then held the record of having 100 years of quality service. It has a reputation of providing blue-chip railcars, and it is currently the top freighter engineering and manufacturing company in North America.
Under the management and leadership of Gregory Aziz, National Steel Car has been able to acquire the TTX SECO award consistently for a decade and more. It is, furthermore, the only railcar company in North America to receive the ISO Certification, 9001:2008.
Most beginnings are never easy, and neither was NSC’s. However, it has managed to go through every obstacle since Greg took over, and now it is a global company. Gregory J Aziz acquired his expert leadership skills both at the University and through field experience. He studied at the University of Western Ontario, after his time at Ridley College.
He graduated and went on a pursuit of employment, which he found at Affiliated Foods, his family’s company. It has for over 18 years, been the leader in fresh food importation from Europe and America. Greg Aziz worked with the company for more than a decade. He then moved to New York and worked with investment banking opportunities for another ten years. View More Information Here.
James Aziz had a good working experience, and this molded his skills and made him prepared for future leadership. When he was ready, he purchased National Steel Car, with the drive to transform it completely, something he achieved within a brief time. Greg James Aziz wanted to make NSC the leading freight car manufacturer in North America. Currently, National Steel Car is not only a North American company but also a global company, and it has appeared severally among the world’s leading manufacturers of railroad freight cars.
Gregory J Aziz was born on 30 April 1949 in Ontario. He is married to Irene, and the two are sponsors of the Royal Agricultural Fair, which is Canada’s most prominent fair; among several others. National Steel Car under Greg also fund various charities like the Theatre Aquarius, the Hamilton Opera, the United Way, the Salvation Army.