MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- The third generation of Marwells has joined the 55-year-old company Curtis Instruments, which is headquartered in Mount Kisco.
Nicholas Marwell, joined the company as vice president of New Business Development at the beginning of September and is the third generation of the family to be actively involved in the management of the company, which was founded in 1960 by Edward Marwell and Curtis Beusman.
Like his father, Stuart Marwell, the president and chief executive officer of Curtis, Nicholas began his career outside of Curtis before joining the company on the senior management level.
"Curtis Instruments is an industry leader with a worldwide reputation for engineering excellence. It's an exciting time to support new ventures and pursue new business opportunities. Curtis has a great management team and a talented workforce that spans the globe. With a young daughter, my family is fortunate to be joining an extremely supportive company that is consistently ranked one of the best places to work in New York State," Marwell said.
Marwell holds a master’s degree in International Business and Environmental Policy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, in Medford, Mass.; and, a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Connecticut College in New London, Conn.
Nicholas Marwell has worked in photojournalism, first as an editor with the Associated Press and then as manager of new media business development for Magnum Photos, a historic photography agency founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa, among others.
At the latter, he developed new business models that focused on innovative partnerships and integrated sponsorships with media organizations and technology companies, including Slate.com, Nokia, and HP.
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