The new members of the management team will be focusing primarily on manufacturing and supply chain solutions within EMEA as well as continuous improvement to drive operational efficiency and customer satisfaction through Lean Sigma initiatives.
Steve Frisch, Regional President EMEA at Plexus commented: “We are excited that Ronnie Darroch, Frank Zycinski and Dave Strachan have joined the team in these strategically vital positions. Their experience and expertise make them the ideal leaders to drive Plexus’ operational development in the EMEA region”.
He added, “Plexus is committed to a continued focus on operational growth within the UK and across the EMEA region. Investing in talented people enables us to continue to offer an enhanced level of operational execution to our customers as we achieve our long term growth goals in EMEA”.
Ronnie Darroch, Vice President Operations – EMEA: In this new position Ronnie will be responsible for Plexus's manufacturing & supply chain solutions in EMEA. He has over 27 years of industry experience in a broad range of executive level global operational and supply chain roles that will allow him to be a key contributor in the development of the EMEA region.
Frank Zycinski, General Manager of the Kelso site: In this role Frank will report directly to Ronnie Darroch, VP Operations - EMEA. Frank joins Plexus with extensive experience within the EMS industry. He is MBA qualified and is Black Belt certified by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Frank replaces Willie MacKinnon who recently assumed the position of VP Customer Management - EMEA.
Dave Strachan, Transition and Lean Sigma Manager: In this role Dave will be responsible for driving Lean Sigma initiatives with the EMEA manufacturing facilities as well as managing the Manufacturing Transition organisation within the region. Dave has extensive experience in engineering, technology, business and operations excellence management. He is Black Belt certified by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and has a MBA from Napier University Business School.