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Flextronics appoints Chief Procurement Officer

EMS-provider Flextronics appoints Tom Linton to Chief Procurement Officer.
Flextronics has appointed Tom Linton, chief procurement officer for the company. In his role, he is responsible for managing and optimizing Flextronics’ global supply chain activities in 30 countries, overseeing a worldwide team of highly skilled professionals who are experienced in the discipline.

With over 30 years of professional experience, Linton is an internationally recognized, supply chain leader. Previously, he has served as Chief Procurement Officer at LG Electronics, Inc., Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., and Agere Systems, Inc. He was also a founding vice president of E2Open, Inc.

“We are pleased that Tom has joined the Company. His reputation for transformational leadership is unmatched,” said Francois Barbier, president of Flextronics Global Operations.

Mr Linton is a graduate of the University of Vermont, and has completed executive education programs at the University of Virginia. He is a member of the board of directors of the Institute of Supply Management.


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