Executive interviews

EMSNOW Executive Interview: Aurea Jimenez, VP of Indirect Procurement, Flex Guadalajara

We were pleased to catch up with Aurea Jimenez who is Vice President of Indirect Procurement at Flex in Guadalajara, Mexico. Aurea has a degree in International Business, and has been with FLEX for 20 years. Her current position covers sourcing, negotiation, and supply management of goods and services worth USD$2.5 Bn annual spend…

Executive Interview: Heather Gombos, Vice President of Business Ops, MicroCare

Heather Gombos is Vice President of Business Operations for MicroCare, LLC a global company that provides PCB cleaning fluids and tools to the electronics industry. She has been with MicroCare for nearly 25 years, filling many roles in the company from sales and marketing to human resources, and now is responsible for all business operations. We asked her for an update on how MicroCare fared during this challenging year and what she sees trending for 2021.

EMS 2.0: Mike Giresi, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Molex and Brian Mathews, CTO, Bright Machines

Mike Giresi, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Molex and Brian Mathews, CTO, Bright Machines are seasoned technology experts with real life experience in the digitalization of electronics manufacturing. This is not just hype at this point, and these two share their insights into how to do automation better to build resilience into their businesses. It’s a fascinating discussion that delves deep into this very complicated endeavor.

EMSNOW Mexico: Executive Interview Pascal Aubois, GDL Circuits

Pascal Aubois is Plant Manager for GDL Circuits, an ALL Circuits Mexican entity. He started his career 35 years ago at IBM France, but joined the EMS industry at Solectron in 1992. He’s served the industry managing sites in Spain, France, Hungary, China and now finds himself in Mexico. We asked him for an update on his activities in Guadalajara during this challenging year.