ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Today Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL) announced that Chief Operating
Officer (COO) Bill Muir is retiring, effective December 31, 2017. He
will continue to serve as COO during a transition period and then will
serve as an advisor through the end of the year.
"Bill's been an extraordinary leader in helping build Jabil into the
company it is today. For 25 years, Bill's dedication, integrity and
commitment to our customers, shareholders and employees have been
significant and we are grateful for his many contributions. We wish him
all the very best as he pursues the next chapter of his career," said
CEO Mark Mondello.
Muir joined Jabil in 1992 as a Quality Engineer and over the years held
increasingly responsible global roles, including Regional President of
Asia and Executive Vice President of Jabil's Global Manufacturing
Services, before assuming his current position in 2013.
"I will miss the exceptional individuals and the unique culture the
most," said Muir. "I will always value the many friendships I've been
fortunate to build during my quarter century with Jabil." Muir said the
decision to leave Jabil was a difficult personal decision but commented,
"I am honored to have played a part in Jabil's global growth and the
differentiated value we bring to our customers through innovative design
engineering, advanced manufacturing technologies and digital supply
chain expertise." He said he's excited about entering the next phase of
life and leaves "highly confident that Jabil is uniquely positioned to
drive digital transformations, creating new avenues of business growth
and enhanced revenue streams for our customers."
Jabil provides comprehensive electronics design and manufacturing
product management services to global electronics and technology
companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from
facilities in 28 countries, Jabil provides comprehensive,
individualized-focused solutions to customers in a broad range of
industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol, "JBL". Further information is available on
Jabil's website: jabil.com.
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Jabil Circuit, Inc.
Beth Walters, 727-803-3511
President, Investor Relations & Communications
Source: Jabil Circuit, Inc.
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