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Hooi Tan

President, Global Operations and Components

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Hooi Tan is President of Global Operations and Components at Flex, the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products to improve the world.

Mr. Tan is responsible for global manufacturing, procurement and supply chain, operational excellence, quality systems and Flex’s components business. In his role, he is focused on scaling Flex’s manufacturing excellence through leading-edge advanced manufacturing capabilities to drive quality, efficiency and productivity for the company.

Mr. Tan has held many leadership roles in his 22 years with Flex, including senior vice president of global operations, running more than 130 facilities across 30 countries and ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for all. He also led operations for Asia, where he drove impactful productivity and efficiency programs and oversaw significant P&L improvements in the region.

Prior to Flex, he worked at Solectron, an electronics manufacturing company for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Over his career, he has held a variety of leadership roles in operations, program management, business development and government affairs.

Mr. Tan holds a bachelor’s degree of science in electrical engineering from Purdue University and has extensive work experience in the U.S. and across various Asian countries.

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