James Pinto has been appointed as the newest member of Scovill Fasteners' board of directors. Pinto is an executive with The Gores Group, Scovill's parent company.
“I'm pleased to have someone of Jim’s caliber and experience join our board, and am excited for our team’s opportunity to work with him," said Craig Stoudt, Scovill CEO. “Over the last several months, Scovill has made tremendous progress as we have transitioned our organization forward by focusing internally on operational improvement and externally on providing the best possible experience for our customers. Jim’s background in operations and experience with best-in-class organizations will provide us with valuable insight as we continue our transformation and growth."
Pinto has performed in various operational and supply chain capacities for various aerospace and industrial businesses. His previous employers included Textron Lycoming, Greenlee Textron, Textron Fluid and Power and Tyco International. He also carries Six Sigma Greenbelt and Champion Certifications.
Scovill is a manufacturer of closures and fasteners for various markets, ranging from apparel to sporting goods, military, marine and medical.
“I look forward to partnering with Craig and the Scovill leadership team,” said Pinto. “The business has made significant progress during the past year, and I look forward to assisting the team with continued top-line growth and operational improvements.”