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All About Gregory Aziz

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Railway, Steel Cars, Technology
Ever since he purchased National Steel Car in 1994, president and CEO Gregory James Aziz has brought major changes and grand growth to the company. Born in London Ontario on April 30, 1949, Greg James Aziz first schooled at Ridley College before majoring in Economics at the University of Western Ontario. Gregory Aziz got firsthand experience in business when he joined a family enterprise in 1971. Affiliated Foods, the company, dealt with import and supply of fresh fruits. They imported the fruits from Europe, South and Central American before supplying them to major fresh food wholesale markets in the Eastern Canada and the United States. Before leaving the bushiness after 16 years, Gregory J Aziz saw the business become a global importer. He then left for New York where he e...

Who is Gregory Aziz?

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Railway, Steel Cars, Technology
There are the original railroad tycoons of the early 1800's and we are all well versed in names such as the Vanderbilt's, but there are names of the present who are doing remarkable things in the railroad industry that we might not have ever heard of. Names such as Gregory James Aziz. Who is Gregory Aziz and what does he do? Well he is not only Chairman of a worldwide railroad freight car company called National Steel Car, but he is the CEO and President of the company. He earned this spot in the 90's after he more than double the company’s success within 5 years. National Steel car is a company who engineers and manufactures railroad freight cars and they have been doing it for over one hundred years. The company originally came to be in 1912, by several investors and since

Gregory Aziz Shows Other Businesses They Can Be Successful

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
When Gregory James Aziz began working to build up his new company, he felt it was a daunting task. He was not sure if he would ever be able to rest, but he knew he wouldn't do it until the company was successful. In fact, he knew he would have to go to great lengths to get to the point where he wanted to be in his career. As long as Gregory James Aziz was working for himself on his own business, he knew he wasn't going to have to worry about having to work for someone else who was also a part of a business.   The idea behind National Steel Car is the company makes steel cars for businesses that operate in the rail industry. Gregory Aziz runs the business, so it will be relevant in the rail industry world. In fact, Gregory James Aziz has been running the business better than it w...

Obsidian Energy: Forging Forward In Pursuit Of Excellence

Business, Canada, Energy, Gas, Green Energy, Oil, Power
On 26th June 2017, Penn West Petroleum Limited changed its name to Obsidian Energy. The name change was approved by 92% of the voting group. The stakeholders of the company had been waiting to exhale for a long time after Penn West Petroleum Limited had undergone some torrential times. Rebranding was certainly a brilliant idea, hence the reason for a high number opting for it.   Overcoming Hard Past     Significant changes led to the redefinition of what was once one of the sixty largest companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Penn West reached peak capitalization of US $9.5 Billion in 2008. The company underwent financial difficulties in 2014 when crude oil prices fell. Obsidian Energy has re-emerged stronger, leaner and more capable to weather storms. As Ob...

Obsidian Energy, The Leading Energy Supplier In Western Canada

Business, Canada, Energy, Gas, Green Energy, Oil, Power
Obsidian Energy was previously the Penn West Exploration, but it changed its name after surviving financial and accounting saga. It is a medium-sized energy producer located in Calgary, Alberta. Primarily, Obsidian Energy is an Oil and Natural Gas Producer. Before facing a financial crisis, Obsidian was one of the best energy producers in the Western Canada. Its market reached to hit the summit back in 2008 by garnering a total of US $9.5 Billion.   It gained the Canadian Royalty Trust between 2005 and 2011. However, things shifted toward the worst when the company experienced economic instability that rendered it just a medium-sized energy company.   The Financial Difficulties   In 2014, Obsidian Energy underwent heated financial difficulties following the...

How National Steel Car Secured Their Golden Reputation With Greg Aziz In Charge

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
Greg Aziz has a fascinating story of success and a career path full of achievements and talents that compose a great leader and business developer.   Having started as a humble businessman working for the company of his family, Affiliated Foods, Gregory James Aziz was born in London, England, in April of 1949. Affiliated Foods handled production and delivery of food supplies and ingredients to many countries around the world, and the business was already doing great by the time Greg had enough age to enter the company to help his family.   However, after a couple of years of teaching the young businessman everything about the food market and all of the competitors out there, Greg Aziz began to show extreme success and talent in treating the business of his fami...

National Steel Car- Growing Under Management Of Gregory Aziz

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
Gregory James Aziz is now the CEO of the National steel car. This is a corporation that he has served since 1994 when he bought it from a corporation known as Dofasco. Greg Aziz takes credit for being the person who has revolutionized this company to make its production capacity get better than it was. Since he took over, he has made sure that the production capacity of the company is better than it was under the previous management. National steel car is a company that deals with engineering and manufacturing of tank cars as well as railroad freight cars. This company that was established in 1912 have been in this business for a very long time. It is among the few companies from this era that still exist to date. National steel car is the company that has been supplying railway corporatio...

The Story Of Gregory James Aziz CEO National Steel Car

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Gregory Aziz is the chairman of the National Steel Car. A company located in Hamilton, Ontario which was founded in 1912. National steel car has had a 100 year of experience in engineering, manufacturing and a commitment to quality. Due to Gregory J Aziz’s dedication, the company has earned the reputation as the leading company in railroad freight and tank car manufacturer. The company has manufactured freight cars that meet and exceed the customer satisfaction and the railroad industry.   Greg James was born in London, Ontario on April 30th, 1949. He attended Ridley College and later majored in economics at the University of West Ontario. Gregory J Aziz joined his family who dealt with Affiliated Foods and food business. In 1971, the company turned out to be the largest importe

GREGORY AZIZ: THE CORPORATE GENIUS

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philanthropy, Railroad, Technology
Based in Ontario, Gregory James Aziz is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading Canadian company; National Steel Car. Often described as a corporate genius, philanthropist, and family man, Greg Aziz has achieved remarkable fetes; both in his career and private life. Born in London, Ontario in 1949, James Aziz later enrolled at Ridley College. Upon graduation, he went on to join the prestigious Western University and studied Economics. After completing his Economics course in Western University, Greg joined his family’s business venture, Affiliated Foods, in 1971. The company dealt in wholesale foods. Affiliated Foods’ rapid growth in the 1970s saw the firm turn into a household name in the food importing and distribution sectors.   Greg Aziz further pursued corporate succes

National Steel Car Gives Back To The Hamilton Community

Business, Business Leadership, Canada, CEO, Philantrophy, Railroad, Technology
Greg Aziz is the president, chairman, and president of National Steel Car. The company is the leading railroad freight car manufacturing and engineering company in the world. National Steel Car has its headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario. Greg was born on April 30, 1949, in London, Ontario. Gregory J Aziz and his wife are the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair’s sponsors. It is the most prominent agricultural fair in Canada. About National Steel Car National Steel Car was founded in 1912. With more than ten decades of experience in the manufacturing and engineering of railroad freight cars. The company has in the last 100 years designed and manufactured freight cars that not only meet but also exceed the changing needs and standards of its clients and the railroad sector. National