Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services provider, announces the appointment of Brian Bukovec to Vice President – Operations. Bukovec joins the executive team with Jennifer Altstadt, who assumed her role as President of Libra Industries in April 2013.
“At Libra Industries we continuously seek out opportunities to build upon our leadership position and better ourselves in the marketplace,” said Jennifer Altstadt. “Brian’s comprehensive background and passion for operational excellence will certainly enhance our company.”
Bukovec joins Libra Industries from Ohio-based Electrolock, Inc. Now, at Libra Industries Bukovec will drive transformation and continuous improvement in all areas including manufacturing, engineering, quality, purchasing, customer service, accounting, human resources and IT. He is proficient with utilizing lean, Six Sigma and design of experiments tools to focus the talents and energy of the team to solve problems, implement positive change, grow and succeed.
Bukovec is a hands-on transformational leader who has worked his way up from the shop-floor to the executive level. He has extensive experience leading multi-site manufacturing companies through all business cycles. Bukovec has held full P&L responsibility, guided and grown businesses from $20 million to $38 million. Passionate in leading all facets of business, Bucovec has a track record for driving continuous improvement and achieving operational excellence with talented people. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio.
Libra Industries is a leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) serving OEMs with complex or technologically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in a broad range of industries including industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation and communications. Two world-class manufacturing facilities allow Libra Industries to provide customers with manufacturing flexibility including complete system build, module and subassembly production, as well as simple to complex PC board assembly. With an ongoing commitment to investment in people, quality systems, and the latest manufacturing equipment and processes, Libra Industries is committed to managing their clients’ products from initial design and prototype to full production; assisting their clients in their efforts to improve time to market, reduce total systems cost, and increase quality.