Flextronics Supply Management Executive Is ISM Board Chair
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 22 -- The Institute for Supply Management issued the following news release:
Flextronics supply management executive Thomas K. Linton, was named Board Chair at the Annual Meeting of Institute for Supply Management (ISM), held January 10, 2013, in Tempe, Arizona. Linton is the chief procurement and supply chain officer for Flextronics, a US$30 billion, industry-leading Fortune Global 500 electronics manufacturing services provider with more than 200,000 employees and operations in 30 countries.
At the beginning of his career, Linton spent 20 years at IBM, developing and founding several worldwide trading and technical centers. After leaving IBM, he helped found E2Open, Inc., a supply chain software company. Linton has also served as chief procurement officer of Agere Systems and Freescale Semiconductor. He most recently held the title of executive vice president and chief procurement officer at LG Electronics.
Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) leadership-based Board is made up of business leaders who hold senior-level positions in supply management or other fields that help the Institute with its mission to lead and serve supply management. For information, visit www.ism.ws.
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