Experience: Jim has over 25 years of experience operating consumer products companies in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia and has been a Huron Operating Partner for nearly a decade. Jim was on the board of Huron Fund I portfolio company, Northern Cap & Glove and was instrumental in the strategic planning that contributed to that company’s growth.
Previously, Jim was COO of Eastern Home Shopping in Taiwan, a billion dollar direct marketing company. Prior to EHS, Jim was President & CEO of The Advance Group, Inc., a $650 million designer & manufacturer of watches. Earlier in his career, Jim was President & COO of Sunbeam Corporation, a diversified billion dollar publicly-traded consumer products concern. Prior to Sunbeam, Jim held a series of senior executive positions with Polaroid and Bristol Meyers.
Education: B.S. in Finance from Florida State University.
Huron Board Affiliations: Jim has served as a Director of Sock & Accessory Brands Global and Northern Cap & Glove.