Jabil Promotes May Yap to Chief Information Officer
Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL), a global manufacturing solutions
provider, is announcing the promotion of May Yap to Senior Vice
President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). She succeeds Gary
Cantrell, who recently retired.
In her new role, May will be responsible for driving end-to-end
technology services and solutions, developing and executing
technology applications in support of business growth and
coordinating digital initiatives across the Jabil enterprise.
Said Michael J. Loparco, Executive Vice President and CEO of
Jabil EMS, “In today’s fast-changing environment where industry
leaders are so often determined by technology advancements powered
by data, we welcome May’s deep insights, experience and capability.
As May enters this role at such a critical time of transformation,
we’re confident she’ll help us achieve our long-term business
objectives and further our global technology infrastructure and
Yap said, “At this inflection point in our industry, we are
seeing an acceleration of the need for intelligent data and digital
solutions. Customers are looking to Jabil to increase innovation
and competitive advantage by combining technology, data and scale
to harness actionable insights. I’m excited for this opportunity to
help further drive the company’s leading digital transformation
With more than 20 years of work experience, May joined Jabil
Green Point (JGP), a segment within Jabil, in 2014 as Vice
President and CIO, overseeing IT operations across more than 20 JGP
sites and 60,000 employees. During her tenure in JGP, May undertook
structured steps to drive effective digital transformation
throughout the business and helped set the stage for the
next-generation connected and cognitive factories. May also carries
a passion for expanding diversity and inclusion (D&I) and is a
regular speaker at internal Jabil D&I forums.
A highly accomplished leader, May has held several senior roles
in global companies, including IBM and PwC Consulting, where she
focused on IT and business strategy formulation and implementation,
IT management and large-scale business and process transformations.
May graduated with double majors in Mathematics and Computer
Science, and has both an MBA and Master’s degree in Computer
Science. She is a qualified practitioner in quality and process
management with deep knowledge in Lean Six Sigma and Total Quality
Management (TQM) principles. She is also a certified ITIL V2 and V3
May’s rich skill sets include strategic IT management, human
capital management and cross-cultural leadership. She has acquired
extensive work experience in many countries including: USA, Hong
Kong, China, Taiwan, South East Asia, United Kingdom and Japan.
Born and raised in Singapore, in her free time, May has volunteered
as a museum guide and served as a translator for a local Chinese
Literature Association to help promulgate Chinese literature to
youth in Singapore.
About Jabil: Jabil (NYSE: JBL) is a global manufacturing
solutions provider that delivers comprehensive design,
manufacturing, supply chain and product management services to
hundreds of leading brands. Leveraging the power of over 200,000
people across 100 sites strategically located around the world,
Jabil simplifies complexity and delivers value in a broad range of
industries, enabling innovation, growth and customer success. For
more information, visit jabil.com.
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