ENDICOTT, NY — Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) today announced a senior management appointment as part of the strategy to drive operational effectiveness. Jennifer de Souza has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Supply Chain Management reporting to Jay McNamara, President and CEO, effective immediately.
Under Ms. de Souza’s leadership, EI is developing and executing direct and indirect materials procurement strategies utilizing lean principles including JIT and Consignment as well as streamlining EI’s Supply Chain through full implementation of the SAP toolset.
Jennifer’s extensive background in leadership roles with world-class companies coupled with her broad knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Procurement will help us attain our goal of continuously improving the delivery of EI solutions to our customers,” commented James J. McNamara, President and CEO at EI.
Ms. de Souza joined EI in April 2007 as Director of Supply Chain Management and has 10 years experience in global materials management and strategic sourcing, most recently as Global Materials Manager at Welch Allyn. Ms. de Souza is a graduate of the Watson School at Binghamton University, holds a Juris Doctor from Syracuse Law School and is RIT certified in lean six sigma green belt methodologies.
Ms. de Souza resides in the Binghamton area with her husband Ian and their two daughters.