Charles Hinkaty

  • Retired President and CEO, Del Laboratories, Inc.

  • Trustee Emeritus, NYU


Charles J. Hinkaty has retired as President and CEO of Del Laboratories Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of cosmetics, beauty products and pharmaceuticals. DLI Holding Corp (an affiliate of Kelso & Company) acquired the firm in January 2005. Mr. Hinkaty presently serves as a Trustee for NYU, Board Director for Sterling InfoSystems, Inc., W.F. Young, Inc., and Lornamead, Ltd. Prior to Del Labs, Mr. Hinkaty was a Vice President at Citibank and Director of Marketing for Bristol Myers. He began his career at Procter and Gamble. He has also served as Polytechnic Alumni Association President, as well as Chairman of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the trade association representing the OTC pharmaceutical industry. He received both his BS and MS in Math from Polytechnic University in 1970 and 1972 respectively. He and his wife Kathy live in Lloyd Harbor, New York and have four children and four grandchildren.