Flex announced that Lynn Torrel has been named chief supply chain and procurement officer. She would be responsible for direct and indirect materials, transportation and logistics, business operations, materials management and strategic supply chain management.
“Having a supply chain and procurement expert of Lynn’s caliber join our team will help Flex continue to innovate our real-time supply chain and procurement solutions,” said Francois Barbier, president, global operations.
With 25 years of experience, Torrel brings expertise and an established track record in supply chain management. Torrel joins Flex from Avnet, where she was president, Avnet United and Velocity, and was responsible for maintaining and growing Avnet’s largest customers and supply chain programs globally. In addition, Torrel was responsible for Avnet’s semiconductor supplier relationships globally. She joined Avnet through its acquisition of EBV Elektronik (Munich) in 2001, where she served as manager of corporate accounts and logistics.
Torrel earned her MBA from Arizona State University and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She currently serves as a board member for the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) and Courtney’s Place and was chair-elect for the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA).