People: Benchmark Electronics Inc (BHE.N)
17 May 2019
Mr. Jeffrey W. Benck has been appointed as a President, Chief Executive Officer of the company, Effective March 18, 2019. Mr. Jeff Benckmost recently served as Lantronix's President, Chief Executive Officer and Director sinceDecember 2015. As a result of his tremendous achievements while at Lantronix, Benck was recently named "IoT CEO of the Year" by IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market today. He also recently spent two years as an Independent Board Director for Netlist Corporation, a leading provider of high-performance modular memory subsystems. Prior to joining Lantronix, Mr. Benck served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Emulex Corporation, a global supplier of advanced networking, monitoring and management solutions fromJuly 2013until Emulex was acquired by Avago Technologies inMay 2015. He joined Emulex inMay 2008as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was subsequently appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer inAugust 2010. Prior to joining Emulex, Mr. Benck was President and Chief Operating Officer of QLogic Corporation, a supplier of storage networking solutions. Earlier, he spent 18 years at IBM Corporation where he held a variety of executive leadership roles, including serving as Vice President of xSeries, BladeCenter and Retail Store Solutions development.
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