James Lapointe

James J. Lapointe

Senior Vice President, Global Operations
James Lapointe was named Senior Vice President, Global Operations in September 2016. Mr. Lapointe joined CIRCOR in March 2015 as Vice President for Global Operations. In this position, Mr. Lapointe is responsible for leading operations strategy and continuous improvement for all of the Operations Organizations at CIRCOR International. Mr. Lapointe joins the CIRCOR Team with over 30 years of experience in Operations and Supply Chain. Previous to joining CIRCOR, Mr. Lapointe served as Senior Vice President of Operations at DRS Technologies, Defense Systems and Services, a high technology defense and intelligence company with 7 manufacturing sites in North America, joining DRS in 2009. Prior to DRS he served as Vice President for Global Supply Chain at Hamilton Sundstrand, a Division of United Technologies Corporation, where from 2002 he was responsible for worldwide supply chain operations with established sourcing offices in the US, Europe, Asia and Mexico. Prior to that, Mr. Lapointe held positions of increasing responsibility at Raytheon Company, including Vice President of Jet Programs and Vice President of Supply Chain for their Aircraft Division. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Merrimack College.