Grand Circle Corporation Names Michael Harrison President and COO

Grand Circle Corporation Chairman Alan E. Lewis has announced that Michael J. Harrison, a former executive at Timberland and Proctor & Gamble, will be the company’s new president and COO.

A consumer marketing executive with more than 30 years of experience, Harrison was most recently employed with Timberland, where he held various positions including co-president and chief brand officer. Prior to Timberland, he worked as vice president (among other executive-level roles) with Proctor & Gamble in the U.S., Australia, Japan, and England

At Grand Circle, Harrison will oversee the company's operations and financial performance, spearhead its 2017 plan, and help build a world class, traveler-centric organization. He will also lead Grand Circle's Executive Operating Group, which oversees a worldwide organization headquartered in Boston with more than 30 regional and overseas offices with over 3,000 employees, guides, and ship nautical and hospitality crew members.  

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Harrison received an MBA from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and received a BA/MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University in England.

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