Lynn Torrel is Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Flex, the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products to improve the world. In her capacity, Ms. Torrel is responsible for direct and indirect materials, transportation and logistics, business operations, materials management and strategic supply chain management.
Prior to joining Flex in September 2019, she held several leadership roles at Avnet spanning global supply chain solutions, strategic accounts and semiconductor business development, among others. Most recently as President, Avnet United and Velocity, Ms. Torrel was responsible for maintaining and growing the company’s largest and most strategic customers and managing global supply chain programs. She also optimized complex supplier strategies and oversaw key semiconductor initiatives, linking efforts across regions and driving global best practices.
Ms. Torrel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and an MBA from Arizona State University, where she received the 2010 W.P. Carey Student Leadership Award.
In May 2019, she was named one of the Outstanding Women in Business by the Phoenix Business Journal. She also served as a board member for the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) and Cortney’s Place, a non-profit organization serving the adult special needs community.
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