Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) has hired Joe Zachman for the position of Chief Operating Officer reporting to James J. McNamara Jr., President and CEO at EI, effective June 21, 2010. In this new position, Mr. Zachman will have responsibility for all manufacturing operations, procurement, materials and maintenance operations.
“As COO, Joe will be responsible for establishing new manufacturing protocols, refining manufacturing process controls and improving EI’s Business Excellence initiatives in order to drive enhanced on-time delivery, reduce expenses and maximize efficiencies throughout our manufacturing operations,” stated Mr. McNamara. “With his extensive background in operations, Joe is well positioned to link the needs of the industry to operational excellence and streamline our business processes for continued growth and profitability. Joe will play a key role in our corporate efforts to transform EI from a good company to a great company.”
Joe brings to EI a proven track record in managing and strengthening large enterprises, most recently as Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer for Wabash National Corporation in Lafayette, Indiana. Prior to Wabash, Joe was VP and General Manager for TTM Technologies, Inc. in Wisconsin and was former Director of Operations at Hadco Corporation in Owego, NY (now Sanmina-SCI Corporation). He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, College of Technology and his MS in manufacturing management from Kettering University.
Joe and his wife will be relocating to the Binghamton, NY area.