Reading time ( words)
Gary DeGrave Jr. has joined EMS firm Milwaukee Electronics as corporate materials director. Previously, he was director of purchasing at GMI Solutions. DeGrave was earlier associated with Micro Dynamics Corp., Avnet Electronics Marketing, Kent Electronics and Advacom Inc. in a variety of supply chain management, operations, quality and product management positions.
“Gary’s nearly 30 years of experience in the electronics manufacturing supply chain encompasses EMS, OEM and distribution operations. He understands distribution business models, large-scale OEM sourcing practices and the challenges inherent in the EMS environment. That combination of knowledge is critical in effectively navigating today’s challenging material market. I feel he is a huge asset to our team,” said Rick McClain, president, Milwaukee Electronics.
DeGrave received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Carroll College.