Philanthropic and Economist: Gregory James Aziz

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Focus and determination are the main factors required to be successful in life. Philanthropic and other influential business men and women around the world made it in life through the same means, including Gregory James Aziz. In 1949, Greg was born in Ontario. He went to a college called Ridley College and graduated from University of Western Ontario with a degree in Economics.

 

Gregory James Aziz is popularly known among friends and family as Greg James Aziz. Like many of us, the first thing that came to his mind after years of education is securing a job. Gregory James Aziz decided to join his family Food business. The company was placed in the country as the top principal in importing and distributing of fresh food to within Canada and the other part of the world in the sixteen years that Greg was serving. See This Article

 

In spite of the past success with the family business, Gregory James Aziz purchased National Steel Car which was one of the leading manufacturers of railroad freight cars in Canada. His economic mind and experience in business led to something productive and notable. The company’s resources were not underused, but because of his focus and determination, Gregory James Aziz imagined of expanding National Steel Company to the rest of the world. He realized the strength and capabilities in engineering and team-building. James Aziz introduced man power and capital into the enterprise, and the results were clearly seen. The company started producing more than 10,000 cars yearly, compared to less than 4,000 cars which were being produced initially. In the same period, National Steel Car started increasing their company staff ranging from 500 to 2,000 because of a better salary in comparison to other industry players.

 

National Steel Car advances its activity of excellence. As the CEO and Chairman, the success is distinct, and this is due to team building heavy investment in personnel and capital, and the company’s strong engineering capabilities. National Steel Car has been known as the leader in the business, being recognized as the only company in North America with ISO certification for two decades and holding TTX SECO as the highest quality record award.

 

Gregory James Aziz also contributes to the society by the help of his wife, Irene. Their philanthropic activities include sponsoring of local charities. Also, National Steel Car supports the Theatre Aquarius, United Way, and Salvation Army among other charities. It also organizes a Christmas party yearly for its past and current employees and their families.

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