NAI, manufacturer of global connectivity solutions for high-performance systems used in the industrial technology, telecom, data and medical industries, announces the appointment of Eric Emley to the position of Vice President of Global Supply Management.
In his new role, Emley will develop new strategies to align NAI’s supply chain with the overall business strategies of the company. He will interface with NAI’s plants and external customers to understand their requirements and provide the appropriate supply chain structure to create a competitive advantage in the marketplace. He will also develop his growing team of Sourcing Managers to become subject matter experts in cable, connectors, enclosures and other components used in NAI manufacturing operations. Commodity Specialists will support the quote teams to increase turnaround time.
Emley joins NAI with more than 20 years of experience in complex global manufacturing. His background includes successful leadership roles in a variety of industries, including heavy construction equipment, telecom, defense contracting, office furniture, white goods, medical, and architectural lighting.
Prior to joining NAI, he was the Vice President & General Manager of the Lighting Division of Group Dekko, with full P&L responsibility, where he successfully led Sales & Marketing, Engineering, New Product Development, Operations, and Supply Chain. He was part of the executive team that led the company through a private equity sale and exit.