Gerry Fay Joins Sanmina as Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sanmina Corporation (“Sanmina” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today announced Gerry Fay will join Sanmina’s management team as Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer (CBO) effective July 27, 2017.  Fay will have responsibility for business and corporate development, quality, procurement, engineering, marketing and product groups.

“Jure and I are excited to have Gerry join Sanmina’s leadership team,” stated Bob Eulau, Sanmina’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  “Gerry brings broad experience in sales and operations and his leadership will be instrumental as we continue to execute Sanmina’s strategy.

Fay brings over 30 years of diverse electronics industry experience to Sanmina. Most recently he served as Global President at Avnet, a leading technology distributor. Previous roles at Avnet included Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer; and Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Accounts at Avnet United, a division of Avnet. Fay holds a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Redlands.

“This is an exciting time in Sanmina’s history.  Sanmina has tremendous global capability and an amazing potential for growth,” said Gerry Fay.  “I look forward to working with the Sanmina team around the world to deliver value to our customers.  Sanmina has a great customer base from which we can continue to build.”

As previously announced, current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bob Eulau, will assume the Chief Executive Officer role, effective October 2, 2017.  Eulau succeeds Jure Sola, Sanmina’s current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer who will be assuming the role of Executive Chairman, effective October 2, 2017.

About Sanmina
Sanmina Corporation is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, storage, industrial, defense, medical, energy, and industries that include embedded computing technologies, such as point of sale devices, casino gaming and automotive. Sanmina has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information about the Company is available at