General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 2, 1998
Hans H. Estin – North American Management Corporation
HANS H. ESTIN, Vice Chairman of North American Management Corp., is a
graduate of Harvard College and holds honorary doctorates from Merrimack
College and Boston University. During the Korean War, he served as a
U.S. Air Force pilot from 1951-1955. Beginning in 1956, Mr. Estin was
principally engaged in managing investments in a private family office.
In 1974, that office merged with North American Management when he
became Vice Chairman. He serves as a Trustee of the Putnam Group of
Mutual Funds, and for many years served as a Director of The Boston
Company and The Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company. He is a
Corporation Member of The Schepens Eye Research Institute, as well as a
member of the Board of Overseers of the Boys' and Girls' Clubs of
Boston. He is a Trustee of the New England Aquarium. He was formerly
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Boston University and served for
many years as Honorary Counsel of Belgium in Boston. He is a Chartered
TWST: Tell us something about North American Management and your
approach to managing money.
Mr. Estin: North American Management has been incorporated since 1962.