Flex announced that Maryrose T. Sylvester, a seasoned executive and strategic, growth-oriented leader, has joined the Company's Board of Directors, effective September 23, 2022. Ms. Sylvester has also been named as a member of the Company's Compensation and People Committee. Ms. Sylvester has significant experience transforming industrial businesses, and is passionate about technology, innovation and automation.
She also has extensive expertise in delivering technology-enabled and energy-efficient sustainable solutions. Most recently, from June 2019 to August 2020, Ms. Sylvester served as U.S. Managing Director and U.S. Head of Electrification for ABB Group Prior to joining ABB Group, Ms. Sylvester spent more than 30 years at GE, serving most recently as President and CEO of Current. Before this role, she was President and CEO of GE Lighting and President and CEO of GE Intelligent Platforms. Ms. Sylvester began her career at GE in supply chain where she held several positions of increasing responsibility including Director of Sourcing for GE Lighting in Budapest, Hungary, and Global Sourcing Director for GE Lighting.
Ms. Sylvester also serves on the board of directors of Harley-Davidson Inc., Waste Management Inc. and Vontier Corporation. Ms. Sylvester holds an undergraduate degree in Procurement and Production Management from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.