Christopher Butler is President of the Industrial Business at Flex, the global manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products to improve the world.
Mr. Butler oversees the Industrial Solutions strategy, business planning, development and execution for Core Industrial and Power markets. He leads teams that deliver a competitive advantage to customers by supporting the entire product lifecycle, from design and manufacturing to after-market services for capital equipment, power, industrial devices and industrial robotics business lines. He also leads teams supporting strategic customers in Networking and Computing markets.
Mr. Butler joins Flex from Eaton Corporation, where he held numerous leadership roles. Most recently, he served as President, Critical Power and Digital Infrastructure Division. Prior to that, Mr. Butler was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Power Quality Division in both the US and in Shanghai. During this period, he delivered tremendous growth, successfully managed multiple acquisitions and integrations, and while based in China managed the business across the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Butler also served as Vice President and General Manager, Circuit Protection and Controls, among other leadership roles.
Mr. Butler holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Virginia Tech.