Uncertainty in new markets, uncertainty in the impact of new regulations on business, uncertainty about the next move of your competitors, uncertainty about the new political regimes, and uncertainty about the impact of new technological finding are just few of the never-ending list of concerns that every business manager or CEO has to come to terms with in the process of taking a business from one stage to another. How a manager maneuvers through them often define whether the company he or she heads prosper or fails. In the car engineering and manufacturing industry, one manager who stands out of the crowd when it comes to maneuvering through uncertainties of business Gregory Aziz.
Gregory James Aziz is the current Chief Executive Officer and President of the celebrated National Steel Car (NSC), a top railroad freight car engineering company based in Hamilton, Ontario.
Gregory Aziz’s Long involvement with NSC
Gregory Aziz has a long history and involvement with NSC Company. With a goal to turn it to a North America’s leading manufacturer of railroad freight cars, Gregory J Aziz organized the purchase of the company from Defasco in 1994. Under the excellent leadership of Greg Aziz, significant capital investment, and strong engineering capabilities, the company’s manufacturing capabilities rose from 3500 cars annually to 12000 cars (by 1999). Over the same period, the company was also able to increase their employment rates from 600 to about 3000 employees.
National Steel Cars continues to excel today. The company leads the industry in new car technology & innovation, and is building new freight cars each year. The company is proud to be the only North American firm in the railroad freight car engineering industry that’s ISO 9001:2008 certified. For over 2 decades, National Steel Cars has also been consistently honored with the prestigious TTX SECO Award.
As his company makes profit, Gregory Aziz has not forgotten the value of giving back to the community. He has been committed to supporting Hamilton community by organizing a number of charity courses. Some of the companies that have benefited from National Steel Cars’ philanthropic activities include the United Way, the Salvation Army, Theater Aquarius, and Hamilton Opera among others. The company also organizes Christmas party for its former and current employees every year. Its staff and stakeholders also participate in some of the top food drives aimed at supporting local food banks. Refer to This Article for related information.
Despite all these great achievements, James Aziz is not stopping anytime soon. National Steel Cars is still committed to catering to the needs of their clients in a bid to maintain their position as the leading railcar manufacturers in North America.