USA. Hinckley Company appoints James P. McManus as CEO

Monday, 04 June 2007


The Board of Directors of The Hinckley Company is pleased to announce James P. McManus as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the prestigious Maine based yacht manufacturer. He will begin July 2, 2007.

A native New Englander, Jim is a graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Business School. He has worked in corporate finance with Lehman Brothers and management consulting with McKinsey & Company. While at the Aramark Corporation, he served successively as President of several operating divisions until finally heading Aramark’s largest group, the Business Services Group with $2.3 billion in revenue. He is currently serving as President and CEO of the Zoots Corporation, the largest and fastest growing dry cleaning chain in the country, with 78 service sites and 300,000 customers.

Hinckley’s Chairman of the Board, Ralph Willard, stated that “The Hinckley Company is proud of its growth and in the past few years has developed a very strong management team. Under the energetic new leadership headed by Jim McManus, the Company has a bright future consistent with its distinguished heritage. We very much look forward to Jim taking the helm and maintaining the positioning of excellence Hinckley so much enjoys.”

“As a lifelong avid boater, Jim fully appreciates the high quality and craftsmanship of Hinckley yachts. He has a passion for excellence in customer service, which will serve him well overseeing both the family of Hinckley boat owners and customers of the expanding network of eight Hinckley Yacht Service yards.”

Jim lives in Newton, Massachusetts and Block Island, Rhode Island with his wife Robin and their three children.

Last Updated ( Monday, 04 June 2007 )