Flextronics Appoints Tom Linton Chief Procurement Officer

January 12, 2012

Singapore, January 11, 2012-Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) announced that it 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.

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.

About Flextronics
Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical, clean tech and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.

Contact:
Renee Brotherton
Corporate Communications
(408) 576-7189
renee.brotherton@flextronics.com  

Kevin Kessel
Investor Relations
(408) 576-7985
kevin.kessel@flextronics.com

 

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