This Leader’s Name Is Gregory Aziz

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Gregory James Aziz is a Chief Executive Officer and chairman of National Steel Car. National Steel Car is a company based out of Ontario founded on the belief of relentlessness, leadership and that one should always keep moving forward. National Steel Car builds race cars and takes extreme pride in being the very best when it comes to quality, efficiency, and above all, safety. Greg Aziz was born on April 30 in 1949. He attended Ridley College then from there he went on to major in economics at the University of Western Ontario.

 

1Gregory J Aziz purchased National Steel Car in 1994 and the rest is history. He took National Steel Car and transformed it from a small business into a raging success. Of course, this was his beginning goal from the start. When he Greg Aziz purchased National Steel Car, it was only able to produce 3,500 cars per year. When he took on the company, it began producing a record breaking 12,000 cars a year by 1999. Of course, this increased employment exponentially and Aziz was responsible for employment skyrocketing from 600 people to right around three thousand. It has been about eighteen years since then and the company continues to impress and is North America’s only railroad freight car company.

 

Greg Aziz while being a President, CEO, and chairman is also a family man. He has a wife named Irene and daughters named Natalie and Karina. They all live in Toronto and are huge supporters and fans of the equestrian community. Their family sponsors the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair every year. It is the largest agricultural fair in Canada to date. Greg Aziz is a good charitable man who works hard to keep his company running smoothly and care for his family.

 

His company participates often in food drives and countless other charities such as the Hamilton Opera and the Theater Aquarius and even the Salvation Army. Greg is extremely community driven and operates around people, not finances. He is a leader and is even known to have hired people who used to bully him in grade school. Everyone who works or who has worked with Greg Aziz attest to the fact that is he a good man and hard worker who has never stopped pursuing his goal of excellence in his company and also in his home life. Without a doubt, Greg Aziz and his company will continue to improve and create the best rail cars anyone could hope to find.

 

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