He attended Ridley College and the University of Western Ontario, where he studied Economics.
After graduating, Greg Aziz was offered a position in his family’s wholesale food business called Affiliated Foods. Placed in the role of a manager, he spearheaded methods that catapulted the company into the forefront of the import and export industry. Affiliated Foods shipped in fresh foods from Europe, Central and South America and sold the items in the United States and Eastern Canada. Related Information On This Page.
Later on, Greg J. Aziz left for New York City to become an investor in the banking sector. He negotiated various business arrangements before acquiring Dofasco’s National Steel Car; it was once a flourishing Canadian railroad freight enterprise.
Aziz aspired to transform National Steel Car into the number one engineering and producer of freight train cars in North America.
Gregory J Aziz dreams materialized and exceeded his imagination. Within five years, the company’s annual production of freight cars went from 3,500 to 12,000, thanks to his visionary skills.
In that same time frame, the number of employees hired also exploded, going from 600 to 3000.
James Aziz credits the advancements and success to dedicated teamwork, excellent engineering capabilities, human and capital investments.
National Steel Car has won a variety of awards for the quality of its products, services and positive feedback from the customers. However, Gregory will not allow all the accolades to stop him from continually pushing the company to excel.
When he is not working, you will discover another area in which Gregory J Aziz is passionate; it is his love for humanity.
He is a sponsor of benevolent organizations and events, including United Way, Hamilton Opera, Theatre Aquarius and The Salvation Army.
Every year he throws a National Steel Car Christmas Party for his current and previous employees and their kids. At this time, food items are collected to furnish the local food banks for those who are in need.
He and his wife Irene are patrons of Canada’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, one of the biggest attractions that join the people of Canada together for more than a week of family-fun and excitement. This experience includes lots of food and drink, entertainment, active learning centers, livestock and the highly anticipated Royal Horse Show.
As you can Mr. Gregory James Aziz is an outstanding entrepreneur that cares.