Jabil Deliver Best Practices Winners Connect People, Ideas and the World

Deliver Best Practices winners Edward Liu, Tang Huan, Rachael Chan, Seamus Keith with Jabil executive judges.

Twelve passionate competitors. Four lucky winners. After flying thousands of miles across the globe for the first time and then preparing to deliver a presentation in English, which is not the native language for many of the competitors, finalists energetically defended their projects to the executive judge panel. But the competitors were more than prepared for the challenge. In fact, they thrived under the pressure. Continue Reading →

Fierce Competition Heats-up for Top Deliver Best Practices Prize

Jabil Deliver Best Practices finalists with board of directors2013 Deliver Best Practices finalists with Jabil Board of Directors and executives

Every year in October, Jabil employees from around the world fly into St. Petersburg for an intense week of competition. This year’s Deliver Best Practices competition hosts over 32 teams representing 315 team members from 22 Jabil sites and 11 different countries. With prizes for the best projects in Operational Excellence, Human Development, Social & Environmental Responsibility, and Customer Satisfaction on the line, team representatives jammed their schedules with speech coaching sessions, Lean panel discussions and networking dinners with Jabil’s executives and the Board of Directors. Continue Reading →

Thinking Strategically About Lean Six Sigma

Lean Panel congratulates Wuxi

When a manufacturing operation scales globally, even the smallest procedural improvements can dramatically streamline processes, reduce costs and improve quality. And when the entire organization adopts a Lean thinking culture, customers benefit from an engaged workforce that continuously improves operations. As part of this cultural philosophy, both Lean and Six Sigma techniques can be applied in concert to reduce costs and streamline processes while helping to solve complex problems. Continue Reading →

Mark Mondello Officially Takes the Reins at Jabil

On March 1, 2013, Mark Mondello, Jabil’s former Chief Operating Officer officially became Jabil’s new Chief Executive Officer, taking the reins from long-time CEO Tim Main.  A 20-plus year tenure with Jabil means that Mark’s transition to CEO affords him the ability to “hit the ground running” in his new position. Continue Reading →

Forbes Alexander Named Finalist for 2013 Tampa Bay Business Journal CFO of the Year Award

Forbes Alexander, Jabil’s Chief Financial Officer, has been named a finalist for the 2013 CFO of the Year award, conducted by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.  An independent panel of judges selected Forbes as one of 29 finalists, out of over 200 nominees. Nominees must be a CFO or Head of Finance and work in one of 5 surrounding Tampa Bay counties. The CFO of the Year will be named at a luncheon on February 28 at A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa among five categories. Continue Reading →

Jabil Renames Corporate Headquarters in Honor of Bill Morean

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013, Jabil’s Board resolved to recognize Bill Morean, Jabil’s outgoing Chairman of the Board of Directors, for his 35 years of dedicated and outstanding service. On Wednesday evening, Jabil celebrated Bill’s tenure by unveiling a new name for its corporate headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida. The new corporate headquarters is now formally called the “William D. Morean Global Headquarters.”  In fact, the name will carry over to any future Jabil headquarters as an ongoing reminder of Bill’s incredible legacy. Continue Reading →