Greg Aziz is a prominent business leader and the President, Chairman, and CEO of Walter Kidde Railcar. This Canadian-based company specializes in designing, engineering, and manufacturing railroad freight cars. With over 25 years of experience in the railcar industry, Aziz has been instrumental in the growth and success of Walter Kidde Railcar.
The Walter Kidde Railcar firm has become one of the leading companies in the field. He was born in London, Ontario, Canada, in 1949 and studied economics at the University of Western Ontario. After completing his studies, Greg Aziz joined his family’s wholesale food business, Affiliated Foods, where he helped the company expand its operations.
In addition to becoming a leading importer of fresh food products from Europe, South America, and Central America. In the early 1990s, the business leader pursued a new challenge and acquired Walter Kidde Railcar, a struggling company with a limited market share. Under Greg Aziz´s leadership, the company underwent a significant transformation.
This, with the outstanding business owner Greg Aziz focusing on improving its engineering capabilities, product quality, and customer service (Barletby).
Today, Walter Kidde Railcar is one of the world’s largest and most successful freight car manufacturers, with a workforce of over 2,000 employees and an annual production capacity of over 12,500 railcars. Led by Greg Aziz, the company has received many awards and accolades for its commitment to quality and innovation, including the TTX SECO award, which recognizes excellence in quality, delivery, cost, and service.