Ever wondered why a company with a brilliant idea, good profit margin can eventually shut down? Well, the truth is in business, you may be relevant today and be outdated tomorrow. Gregory J. Aziz shares out his secret that has made National Steel Car survive the market dynamics over the year. He puts emphasis on innovation and invention as the epitome of them all and encourage companies and business to invest into their research and development departments.
Gregory James Aziz’s leadership is what has moved National Steel Car from just being an ordinary business entity into being a great brand that is enviable. When, James Aziz became part of National Steel Car, the company had reached a point where everyone believed it was at its apex and no innovation who change the operations whatsoever. Past achievement in this case was to be the legacy of the company.
However, Gregory J. Aziz recalls heavily investing into the research and development department. Everybody thought he was making an irrational move. James Aziz asked his engineering department to get down and develop a car that would supersede the rest in the market in terms of speed, resilience, mileage coverage among other specs. This receive a cold welcome as many thoughts it was impossible, but he pushed them to do it anyway.
In a span of less than five years, the engineering department was proud to introduce to the market, an ultra-sleek car which was super-efficient, fast, strong and gas emission was almost equated to zero. The market received this well and within a short while the company’s net worth had shot to US$6 billion. Under James Aziz’s leadership, National Steel Car has received the ISO 9001:2008 Certification and become a leader in the car manufacturing industry.
About Gregory James Aziz
Gregory James Aziz is the Chief Executive Officer and President of National Steel Car, a leading engineering and manufacturing company in the United States. He was born in 1949 in Ontario, London. He began his elementary education and joined Ridley College for tertiary education and later did an undergraduate course in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. See This Page for additional information.
His first job was at Affiliated Foods, a family business where he worked, and the business expanded into the South American and European markets. James Aziz later began investment banking in New York. He made quite a fortune which helped him buy National Steel Car company. He is philanthropic having given out to the Hamilton Community, United Way, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair among other humanitarian charity foundations. He is married to Iren and lives in Toronto, United States.