At Solectron, Onetto will be responsible for worldwide manufacturing, materials management, quality, new product introduction, information technology, logistics and repair operations.
�We are delighted to have Marc join Solectron�s senior leadership team,� Cannon said. �Marc is an outstanding leader and he brings an extensive � and very relevant � background to this key position at Solectron.�
Onetto joins Solectron after a 15-year career at GE. Most recently, as vice president of GE�s European operations, he was responsible for implementing shared services and other steps to improve efficiency across GE�s businesses in Europe. From 1992 through last year, he held several senior leadership positions involving global supply chain, global quality/six sigma, global process reengineering and chief information officer in GE�s Medical Systems business. Prior to GE, Onetto spent 12 years with Exxon Corporation in a number of assignments in supply operations, information systems and finance. He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Lyon, France, an M.S. in engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and a master�s degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. His achievement in turning around a high-tech operation at GE was recognized in Jack Welch�s book. Onetto, 52, will be based at Solectron�s corporate headquarters in Milpitas, Calif.
�I am excited to join Solectron and the terrific leadership team Mike has put together. At GE, I learned the fundamentals of a customer-centric supply chain: globalization, quality and flexibility. Add a team of energized people and there is no limit to what can be achieved in operations,� Onetto said. �The road ahead is very simple � to combine a strong market position with world-class operations, and make Solectron the supplier of choice for EMS customers.�
Solectron (www.solectron.com) provides a full range of global manufacturing and supply-chain management services to the world�s premier high-tech electronics companies. Solectron�s offerings include new-product design and introduction services, materials management, high-tech product manufacturing, and product warranty and end-of-life support. Solectron, based in Milpitas, Calif., had sales of $12.3 billion in fiscal 2002.