SAN JOSE -- Sanmina today announced Hartmut Liebel has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.
Liebel, 56, brings over 20 years of experience in operational and financial leadership roles in the technology industry. He most recently served as president and chief executive officer of privately owned iQor, a leading global provider of intelligent customer interaction and product outsourcing solutions.
Liebel previously spent over 10 years at Jabil in various leadership roles including CEO of Aftermarket Services. Liebel's portfolio of technology and financial industry experience also includes director, business development at Artesyn Technologies; assistant treasurer at WR Grace; and vice president, currency and derivatives at Continental Bank.
"Hartmut has an impressive strategic and operational execution track record," said Michael Clarke, CEO, Sanmina. "His extensive background in the EMS industry successfully transforming businesses through diversification and operational excellence with a focus on profitable growth comes at an opportune time for Sanmina. Hartmut's wealth of experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow in new markets and technologies. It's a privilege to have someone of Hartmut's caliber join the Sanmina team," stated Mr. Clarke.
Liebel has bachelor's in marketing from Flagler College in Florida, and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business in Indiana. He is a CFA charterholder.