Hall, Inc. (Hall Spars & Rigging and Hall Composites) in Bristol, RI has announced that Tom Rossi is the new President and CEO of the company. He will be responsible for all Hall operations in the U.S., Holland and New Zealand. Rossi succeeds company founder Eric Hall, who will remain as Company Chairman.
A U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Rossi is a veteran of 20 years Naval service, reaching the rank of Commander before retirement in 2000. He was the Commanding Officer of the Guided Missile Destroyer USS John Hancock (DD981). “Tom’s proven professional management and leadership skills are ideal for executing our company’s vision of not only maintaining Hall’s respected place in the high performance sailing industry, but also moving our company’s place in the aerospace and other commercial industries to the next level,” said Eric Hall. Rossi and his wife Joan have four children – Christina, Mariann, Michael and Andrew – and live in Portsmouth, RI. For more information, visit hallspars.com.