Flextronics has announced that Paul Read, chief financial officer, has decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities, but will remain available for any necessary transitional activities through the end of the current quarter.
Christopher Collier, who has served as an officer of the company since 2005, and chief accounting officer since 2007, has been appointed chief financial officer effective immediately.
"Chris has been an instrumental leader in the company since 2000 and has been groomed for this position for many years," says Mike McNamara, CEO of Flextronics. "He has a long standing successful track record in leading the Accounting, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Finance functions for the Company. His strong financial acumen, exceptional leadership and sharp strategic insight make Chris the natural successor for this role."