Phil Ulrich to lead Human Resources and Raejeanne Skillern to head up
networking business for 200,000 employee company
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), announced today that Phil Ulrich has been named the
Chief Human Resources Officer of the 200,000-employee manufacturing
solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products, while
Raejeanne Skillern has been named president of the Communications and
Enterprise Compute group.
“Phil is a trusted and valued colleague, known for his expertise at
solving complex business challenges,” said Revathi Advaithi, CEO of
Flex. “Raejeanne will lead efforts to create new value through
design-led collaboration and more direct technical engagements. These
are two dynamic executives who will help Flex grow even stronger.”
Flex offers manufacturing expertise, global capabilities and supply
chain agility in more than 100 locations across 30 countries. Flex
builds products in more than a dozen industries, including health
solutions, automotive products, consumer technology, 5G and data center
devices, and offers services from initial design concept to mass scale
production. By utilizing cross-industry capabilities, regional
manufacturing and advanced supply chain management, Flex helps customers
around the world bring unique products to market faster.
Phil Ulrich, Chief Human Resources Officer
Phil Ulrich will be joining Flex on May 13, 2019. He has helped combine
complex organizations, managed global labor strategy and negotiations,
onboarded tens of thousands of employees for greenfield plants, and
implemented business-centric HR organizations in his previous roles.
“I have a true passion for the field of manufacturing, and helping
people achieve their full potential in the workplace,” said Phil Ulrich.
“By using human capital solutions to their fullest extent, we can help
elevate HR as a strategic influencer and driver of business performance
Prior to joining Flex, Ulrich was senior vice president, Human
Resources, Electrical Sector for Eaton, a global power management
company. Ulrich holds a master’s degree in industrial/organization
psychology from Clemson University, and a bachelor’s degree in
psychology from Presbyterian College.
Raejeanne Skillern, President, Communications
and Enterprise Compute
Raejeanne Skillern will be leading the Communications and Enterprise
Compute group, starting May 6, 2019, and reporting to Doug Britt,
president, Flex Integrated Solutions. The Communications and Enterprise
Compute group focuses on data center and telco networking solutions,
recording more than $8 billion dollars in revenue in FY 2019.
“Having a cloud expert of Raejeanne’s caliber join our team will help
Flex extend and differentiate our product design and services offering,”
said Doug Britt. “With two decades of go-to-market experience from
product design to delivery, she possesses a deep understanding of the
cloud and telecommunications ecosystems.”
Skillern joins Flex from Intel, where she was the vice president of the
Data Center Group and general manager of the Cloud Service Provider
Platform Group. She managed Intel’s business, roadmap and customer
engagements for public cloud infrastructure deployments, helping the
world’s largest cloud providers optimize their data center solutions.
Skillern received her MBA from Marylhurst University and her bachelor’s
degree in mathematics and computer science from Pepperdine University.
About Flex Ltd.
Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) is the Sketch-to-Scale® solutions provider that
designs and builds intelligent products globally. With approximately
200,000 employees across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design,
engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics
services to companies of all sizes across industries and markets. For
more information, visit flex.com or
follow us on Twitter @flexintl.
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