Lynn Torrel is Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Flex, the Sketch-to- Scale® solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products globally. With approximately 200,000 employees across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes across industries and markets.
As Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Flex, Torrel is responsible for direct and indirect materials, transportation and logistics, business operations, materials management and strategic supply chain management.
Prior to joining Flex in September 2019, Torrel held several leadership roles at Avnet spanning global supply chain solutions, strategic accounts and semiconductor business development, among others. Most recently as President, Avnet United and Velocity, she was responsible for maintaining and growing the company’s largest and most strategic customers and managing global supply chain programs. Torrel also optimized complex supplier strategies and oversaw key semiconductor initiatives, linking efforts across regions and driving global best practices. Torrel joined Avnet through its acquisition of EBV Elektronik (Munich).
Torrel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and an MBA from Arizona State University, where she received the 2010 W.P. Carey Student Leadership Award.
In May 2019, Torrel was named one of the Outstanding Women in Business by the Phoenix Business Journal.
Torrel served as a board member for the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) and Cortney’s Place, a non-profit organization serving the adult special needs community.