Gregory James Aziz has lived many interesting lives throughout his career path. He has achieved a great volume of success in a variety of business sectors varying from finance, to wholesale produce. Gregory James Aziz currently resides as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada-based railroad company, National Steel Car. His journey has been an interesting one to come to the position he is in today. It is a story of hard work paired with a natural talent for the growth of major corporations.
After graduating from the University of Ontario, Greg Aziz decided to join his family’s company. The company’s name is Affiliated Foods and it specializes in the wholesale food business. He worked with the company for sixteen years. During that time, he grew the company from a regional operation functioning out of Canada into a global enterprise. At the end of those sixteen years Affiliated Foods was a worldwide distributor of fresh food working with distributors in Europe, Central America, South America, America and throughout Canada. This was the position where he first honed his skills for business growth and realized his potential to drive businesses to success. See Related Link for more information.
After working as a leader in his family’s business for sixteen years, he decided that he wanted to work in the fast-stakes industry of investment banking. He moved to New York City and began working at a large investment banking firm. It just so happened that one of his clients was National Steel Car. He worked with the company to manage the purchase of the company from Dofasco. The goal of the purchase was to once again transform National Steel Car into a leader in the manufacturing of railroad freight cars. After working closely with National Steel Car, Gregory James Aziz ended up transitioning career paths to take on a management role with the company and relocated back to his former home in Ontario.
Once he joined National Steel Car, Greg Aziz immediately went to work putting his passion for business growth into action. Over the years he brought the company back to its former greatness and helped the company to earn the prominent position as the top producer of railroad cars in all of North America. National Steel Car has achieved a great deal of success during Gregory Aziz’s tenure as CEO and President. He has greatly grown the number of employees at National Steel Car as well as the volume of freight railway cars produced each year.