Canadian born Industrialist Gregory J Aziz serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Industries Inc. Greg Aziz also serves as CEO of National Steel Car Limited.Gregory James Aziz was born in the city of Hamilton in 1949. Hamilton is a providence of Ontario. Greg attended Ridley College. He later went on to graduate from the University of Western Ontario, with a degree in economics.
His family ran the successful wholesale business, Affiliated Foods. He joined his family business in 1971. He worked for the company for sixteen years. With his direction, the company was able to expand its operations globally. The company went on to become the leading importer of fresh foods from Central and South America. It had a distribution market that stretched across Canada and into North America. Affiliate Foods soon become a worldwide distributor of fresh foods.
In 1981 he moved to New York to pursue a career in investment banking, this continued into the 1990s. This allowed him to diversify his money, and purchase the National Steel Car in 1994. Aziz’s goal was to transform National Steel Car into one of the leading freight car companies in North America. With his purchase of National Steel Car, he was able to restore the once great company. He was able to expand the company, and increase its manufacturing capabilities. With his direction he increased its freight cars by nearly ten-thousand. He also increased its staff by more than two-thousand. He has been able to push the company, making it a leader in innovation. National Steel Car currently produces nearly two-thousand freight cars a year.
Aside from being a prominent entrepreneur, he is also a proud family man. James Aziz is known for his Philanthropy; over the years he took part in numerous charitable activities, working to improve the communities within Hamilton. He is involved in charities such as, the Salvation Army, and The United Way. The United Way is a non-profit organization, its focus is to identify and improve community issues within schools, businesses, organized labor, and community development. The United Way is one of the largest Non-profit organizations.
National Steel Car has received numerous awards, including an award from TTX. The TTX award evaluates the performance of a supplier of a product and or service. Companies are rated on quality, cost, delivery, service and Administration. They received this award because of its relentless hard work thru the direction of its CEO Gregory J Aziz. View Related Info Here.
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