Flextronics joins MIT Forum Advisory Board

One of world’s largest manufacturing and supply chain solutions companies will collaborate with board on industry challenges and opportunities.


The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation announced today that Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), one of the world’s largest manufacturing and end-to-end supply chain solutions companies, has become a strategic sponsor of the Forum.

“Flextronics is very pleased to become a strategic sponsor of the Forum and we look forward to bringing our industry insight and expertise to the Board, including solutions to help transform the U.S. manufacturing industry,” says David Mark SBEE ’81, SB ’82, chief strategy officer of Flextronics who has joined the Forum’s Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board.

MIT Professor David Simchi-Levi, founder of the Forum, says, “Flextronics brings incredible industry perspective and expertise to the board and we thank Flextronics for their support and welcome David Mark, an MIT Alum, to the Forum and the Board.”

The Forum also announced that Mark will speak at the Forum’s March 28 conference, “Global Supply Chain Strategy: Outsourcing, Re-shoring and Near-Shoring,” at the MIT Faculty Club.

The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation is a community composed of academics and industry members whose support allows forum researchers to provide customer-focused solutions to design and manage the new supply chain. The Forum has pioneered a deeper understanding of the supply chain and its relationship to corporate strategy and has broad support from a wide cross-section of industry.

For more information, please contact:

Leslie Sheppard, Chief Strategy Officer
Email: Lsheppar@mit.edu
Tel: 617-500-5274


Topics: MIT Forum on Supply Chain Management, Supply chains, Civil and environmental engineering, Engineering Systems, Industry, Manufacturing, Special events and guest speakers

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