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James P. Hackett

manufacturing executive

James P. Hackett, American manufacturing executive. Member, past president board overseers Institute Design, Illinois Institute of Technology.

Background

Hackett, James P. was born on April 22, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University Michigan, 1977.

Career

With Proctor and Gamble Company, 1977-1981. Joined Steelcase Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1981, senior vice president sales and marketing, 1990—1993, president Turnstone, 1993, executive vice president Steelcase Ventures, 1994. Executive vice president, Chief Executive Officer Steelcase N. American, 1994, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1994, Steelcase Inc., since 1994.

Board director Northwestern Mutual Life, Fifth Third Bancorp.

Membership

Member, past president board overseers Institute Design, Illinois Institute of Technology.