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Gregory Aziz: Exceptional Businessman and Person December 13, 2017

1909308_1405440073054185_660900271_oIn London, Ontario a small baby was born on April 30th of 1949. The baby was named Gregory James Aziz, or James Aziz, and he would go on to do some incredible things. One of the first things that Aziz did that really set the tone for his life journey, was expand his studies in business. He became educated at Ridley College and from there went to the University of Western Ontario to major in Economics. This was his first taste of the business world, and he liked it.

 

James Aziz’s decision to go into the business world was not that far removed from the general goals of his family. The owners of Affiliated Foods, the Aziz family was very much interested in putting their mark on the world. Affiliated Foods was established in 1968, but Greg Aziz did not start working there until 1971 after he graduated. The small grocery supply company took off over the 16 years that Aziz worked there, in part due to their decision to start importing fresh food from Europe, Central America, and South America. This had not been done before by anyone in their industry and set an example for innovation that Gregory J Aziz has carried throughout his life.

 

1994 was a big year for Aziz because he purchased the company National Steel Car from Dofasco. The company had once been a treasured railcar manufacturing and engineering plant in the heart of Hamilton Ohio. While many warned that the company was in ruins, Aziz saw what the company could become.

 

The first thing that he did was push for a bigger workforce that would be equipped with better training. This step helped secure the TTX SECO award for the highest quality product in 1996, only two years after Aziz took over. Later the company would go on to get there ISO 900I: 2008 certification in 1999. They are one of the only companies in North America to hold this prestigious certification. To this day, National Steel Car still holds both distinct honors. Aziz has never wavered on his desire to create a strong company. See This Article to learn more.

 

In addition to their commitment to growth, National Steel Car gives back to their community in a variety of ways. They are patrons of the local arts and donate to various local charities. Aziz and his wife are also the sponsors of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. With all his hard work, Aziz has not only been a good businessman, but also a very exceptional person.

 

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Louis Chenevert’s Career, Life, and Development at UTC November 14, 2017

Louis Chenevert is a professional with an experience of 14 years in production management. A degree in production management from the Universite de Montreal has enabled him to climb to the top in the corporate world. He is also a recipient of an award from the National Building Museum for his contribution to the U.S building heritage. In 2011, the Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine named him as the person of the year.

Career

Louis worked with General Motors for nearly two decades. He would then join Pratt & Whitney, a business unit of United Technologies Corporation. Six years later, Louis Chenevert became the president of the entire Pratt & Whitney division. He utilized this position to steer him up to the top. Seven years later, Louis was elected as the CEO and president of UTC. The company is valued at an amount close to $100 billion. Soon after his election, Louis set to acquire Goodrich. After a year of negotiations with Goodrich management, the executives came to an agreement valued at $18.4 billion.

Advancing UTC

While many managers and institutional leaders tend to invest in technology rather than people, Louis Chenevert invested in both technology and the people. Often, he would say that investing in technology drives a company far while investing in the right people takes the institution further. As a result, the company has an Employee Scholar Program. The program covers the cost for the company’s employees who have interests in furthering their education. To date, over 40,000 employees have benefited from the program.

Chenevert’s leadership transformed the company into a profit-generating institution. His ability to pick projects and motivate the workforce stands among the best of his leadership qualities. Additionally, he allocated a sizeable amount to acquiring equipment advanced in the technology sector. Technology provided Louis and the company with a competitive edge in the market. Another Louis accomplishment during his time at UTC came from the Airforce. UTC won the lobby to manufacture the F-35 engine for the U.S government. UTC has several units. The Sikorsky unit specializes in the manufacture of helicopters. The organization has investments in heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry.

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Talk Fusion: Ten Years Of Success September 16, 2017

They often say that one of the hardest things to do in the world is have success for a long period of time. There are a lot of companies out there that start out with a bang but they fizzle away before people know it. They were gone in a flash and they become a trivia question. It was because they did not have a good business plan and they did not have proper management. The business plan for Talk Fusion is working wonders. It is to give people a shot to make something special with their redemption story. Everybody loves a good underdog, comeback, or redemption story. For a lot of these people, they thought they were lost without a chance.

 

When they heard about Bob Reina’s Talk Fusion, they realized there was something out there for them. They also realized it was pretty special and pretty amazing. It was not just any company. It was a video communications provider with video emails, video newsletters, and video conferences. All of it was designed and created for the customer to really get their business cracking and get their business rolling. They didn’t have to hide their dream or not tell anyone about it. They were able to fully utilize it and see it come to life.

 

This is why Talk Fusion won the 2016 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from the Technology Marketing Corporation (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/talk-fusion-video-chat-wins-2016-communications-solutions-product-of-the-year-award-300315095.html?tc=eml_cleartime), which was their second award from the same company in 2016. This means that twice in 2016, Talk Fusion caught their eye, which is not easy to do, as the article calls them a media giant.

 

Whenever the term giant is thrown around, that carries with it quite a bit of weight and quite a bit of credibility. People already took Talk Fusion seriously. Now, they are taking it even more seriously and they are looking to get on board with the company sooner rather than later. When something is this good, why wait? It can change someone’s life in a hurry if they sign up and give it a shot.

 

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