Greg Aziz is the CEO of National Steel Car, a top railcar designer, and manufacturer in Canada. Mr. Aziz has turned National Steel Car into a top North American railcar company that believes in team-building, innovating and adopting new technologies and increase the staff at his company to meet their company goals.
In 1912, Imperial Steel Car was created in Canada. Presently, this Canadian company is known as National Steel Car. Aziz’s company is one of the top firms in North America concerning the manufacturing and production of railcars. National Steel Car designs and builds boxcars, gondola cars, and railcars that are involved in the railway transportation business.
Greg Aziz is a native Canadian by birth. He was born in a small town called London in Ontario. But, Aziz learned business early in life. Gregory Aziz gained business experience in the food industry first, working for his family’s business in 1970 in Canada. Greg Aziz was fortunate to see his family’s company — Affiliated Foods — build up a large number of clients and stakeholders by making new business connections in South America, Mexico, the U.S. and other countries. Affiliated Foods began in Canada, but they looked outside of Canada to procure new business and grow. Over a time, span of 16 years, Affiliated Foods would become a global food merchandiser.
Because of this critical business proficiency gained while working with his brother and other family members at Affiliated Foods, it helped Greg Aziz become a success story in areas of finance and later, as CEO of National Steel Car. Mr. Aziz had spent a decade working in New York and worked out a deal with National Steel Car’s previous owner, Dofasco to purchase the Canadian company in 1994. National Steel Car’s prior owner, Dofasco, had bought the company in 1962. Read This Article for additional information.
Through Greg Aziz’s impressive executive leadership, National Steel Car improved quite profusely, especially in employee size. Greg Aziz increased National Steel Car’s employee base from 500, which was the employee size when Aziz bought the company in 1994, to 3,000 employees today.
Greg Aziz has made team-building and the implementation of new technology for railcar engineering, design and manufacturing a key priority. Because of these changes and new business focuses that Aziz has created as CEO, his company has earned many awards related to the rail industry. National Steel Car has won the TTX SECO award for many years.