Solectron Appoints GE Executive Marc Onetto to Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations

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Milpitas, Calif. — Marc Onetto, a senior GE executive with an extensive background in manufacturing, supply-chain management, information technology and quality, will join Solectron Corp. as executive vice president of worldwide operations.

Onetto will report to Mike Cannon, president and chief executive officer. At Solectron, Onetto will be responsible for worldwide manufacturing, materials management, quality, new product introduction, information technology, logistics and repair operations.

Onetto joins Solectron after a 15-year career at GE. Most recently, as vice president of GE's European operations, he was responsible for implementing shared services and other steps to improve efficiency across GE's businesses in Europe. From 1992 through last year, he held several senior leadership positions involving global supply chain, global quality/Six Sigma, global process reengineering and chief information officer in GE's Medical Systems business. Prior to GE, Onetto spent 12 years with Exxon Corp. in a number of assignments in supply operations, information systems and finance. He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Lyon, France; an M.S. in engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon; and a master's degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

His achievement in turning around a high-tech operation at GE was recognized in Jack Welch's book. Onetto will be based at Solectron's corporate headquarters in Milpitas, Calif. Solectron Corp. provides a full range of global manufacturing and supply-chain management services to the world's premier high-tech electronics companies. For more information, visit



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