He did not start as an engineer, nor did he study engineering after his high school graduation, but he is a go-getter and hard working. Gregory James Aziz was born and raised in Ontario, London in April 1949. After his High school education, Mr. Aziz joined Ridley College before majoring in Economics at the University of Western Ontario.
After his graduation from the University, the opportunist Aziz began his career serving in a family business; Affiliated Foods. He joined the food business in 1971, and as he was working at the food company, the organization experienced tremendous expansion with them expanding their portfolios, and it became one of the largest food firm that delivered fresh foods in Europe, United States, Eastern Canada South, as well as Central America.
Greg Aziz decided to pursue his career in the banking and finance industry when he joined the industry in the late 80’s. Mr. Aziz got a golden opportunity to work in the banking industry in New York. He did not stay long in the sector and Gregory J Aziz decided to venture into business. His business venture was in a totally different industry, the car, and engineering sector. In 1994, Gregory bought National Steel Car from Dofasco a Canadian Company. Greg had visions, and goals to transform the car firm to one of the largest and the leading car and freight firm in Northern America.
James Aziz was committed to change the face of the engineering and the car firm which by the time he purchased it the performance was down. Being a dreamer and hardworking it did not take long for the organization to be back on its feet. Mr. James did not only invest his capital into the business but also his human resources and capabilities as well as the experience he had to from his family business and his career as a banker.
National Steel is now built on strong team building skills, and strong engineering capabilities. Ever since Aziz took over the car and freight firm, it has grown with the organization increase the number of staff as well as the number of cars being manufactured each year. See This Article to Learn More.
Greg is not only a banker, and a successful entrepreneur but he also participates in the community development. Together with his wife the president and the Chief Executive Officer of national Steel are supporters of the largest Agriculture Trade Fair in Canada; Royal Agriculture Winter Fair. His car and engineering company has continued to produce high-quality vehicles.