Kinko's Names Jim McCurry SVP of New Printing Division
Press release from the issuing company
Dallas—May 13, 2003—Kinko’s, Inc., has announced the appointment of James B. McCurry as senior vice president and president of Kinko’s Printing Division. As head of the new division, he will be responsible for overseeing the expanded business card, stationery and offset printing capabilities made available through Kinko’s recent acquisition of ImageX, Inc.
McCurry’s appointment at Kinko’s reunites him with president and chief executive officer Gary Kusin, with whom he co-founded software retailer Babbage’s Inc. in 1983. McCurry served as chairman of Babbage’s through its 1994 merger with Software Etc., continuing in this role for the combined company through 1996.
“I know first-hand that Jim has the strategic perspective and operational experience to profitably grow our new printing division to a position of leadership, and I am thrilled to have him as part of the Kinko’s team,” said Kusin.
Prior to joining Kinko’s, McCurry.served as a strategy consultant to senior executives and boards of directors of large corporations. Earlier, he was a partner with Bain & Company, a leading international management consulting firm specializing in corporate strategy, where he worked on competitive strategy for companies in a variety of industries including consumer products, specialty retail, restaurants, food service and distribution. He left Bain in 1983 to start Babbage’s with Kusin and returned in 1997.
McCurry is a graduate of the University of Florida with a master’s degree in business from Harvard. He serves on the board of directors of Interstate Hotels and Resorts, a NYSE company.
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