NEW YORK, NY, September 28, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name James Horace Manges a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Manges celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Manges served as a partner or Managing Director of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. and Lehman Brothers for 29 years. He specialized in corporate finance and was closely involved, on a relationship basis through the years, with a wide variety of companies both U.S.-based and international. He advised these companies on their overall corporate strategy; their M&A and the implementation of many acquisitions; and on their financings (including their implementation). He also assisted a number of foreign governments, including Denmark, Sweden, and the Philippines, in establishing their credit through debt financings in the international capital markets.
Born in the Big Apple to Horace S. Manges (one of the three founding partners of law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges) and Natalie Manges in 1927, Mr. Manges was encouraged to make his own decisions by his parents. He went to school during World War II at Phillips Exeter Academy and found that experience to be a maturing process. Mr. Manges served with U.S. Army Counter Intelligence in Italy and Austria in 1946 and 1947. Upon his return, he completed a degree at Yale University and went on to earn an MBA from Harvard University.
Now resting on excellent qualifications, Mr. Jim Manges joined the firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. in New York in 1954. The firm merged with Lehman Brothers in 1977 to become Lehman Brothers Kuhn, Loeb Inc. In 1996 he retired from Lehman.
Mr. Manges additionally served as a director and Executive Committee member of each of Metromedia Inc. from 1970 to 1986, Proudfoot PLC (U.K.) from 1996 to 1998, and Baker Industries from 1967 to 1979. He was named a trustee of his old school, Phillips Exeter Academy, in the 1980’s, and served as a trustee of The Episcopal School (N.Y.C.) and St. Bernard’s School (N.Y.C.) in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Mr. Manges has served on the Yale Class of 1950 Executive Committee since 2010 and has been a member of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC, since 1988. He maintains memberships at the Yale Club of N.Y., Century Country Club, and Harvard Club of N.Y.
For decades of excellence in the financial sector, Jim Manges was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World. The father of two, Alison and James H. Jr. (“Jamie”), and grandfather of four, Mr. Manges treasures his family and friends.
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