Greg Aziz is a Canadian born entrepreneur who has been actively involved in the corporate world since 1970. Greg was born in 1949 in the city of London, Ontario and is currently the Chairperson of National Industries and also serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of National Steel Car. National Steel Car is a world-renowned company that specializes in the manufacture of steel tanks and railroad cars. The company is headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario. James Aziz did not come from a well of family and as a result, pursued his education at Ridley College where his passion for economics grew. Greg followed his passion, and when he furthered his education to higher levels, he still studied economics. Greg holds a Bachelors of Economics Degree from the University of Western Ontario. Get More Info Here.
Greg early life had an impact on his career as the top executive at National Steel Car. Greg joined his family-owned business Affiliated Foods where he gained a lot of managerial skills which was coupled up with his educational background as an economist. Greg worked in the family business for 16 years during which he helped the company grow to be one of the leading importer and distributor of fresh food supplies. The experience at Affiliated Foods made Greg yearn to have a company of his own.
Greg James Aziz would later find himself in the city of New York where he started working for several banking institutions as a financial investor. It is at New York that Aziz dream of owning his company became a reality. In the Year 1994, Gregory J Aziz acquired National Steel Car from Dofasco. The company at that time was not doing very well and was on the verge of collapsing. Very few people would take the risk of investing in a company that is about to wind up but Greg being a visionary entrepreneur new that he stood the chance of reviving the company. Gregory J Aziz took the challenge and within five years was able to transform the company and built an excellent reputation for National Steel Car. Greg steered the company to greater heights by significantly improving the production capacity from the previous 3,500 units to about 12,000 units annually. The company workforce also grew significantly from 600 workers to nearly 3000.
Greg James Aziz is also a philanthropist and has taken part in a myriad of charitable activities. Greg together with his family is committed to helping the people of Hamilton.