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In Juran’s new C-Suite Speaks series Dr. Joseph A. DeFeo hosts business executives to discuss how business transformation impacts their organizations. This series consists of 45-minute complimentary webinars designed to engage the audience, and answer important questions using the experiences of leaders in industry.
August 30, 2017 2:00 – 2:45 pm EDT
Jay Williamson, Vice President, Global Quality and Operational Excellence at Molex will be Dr. DeFeo’s guest panelist. He will discuss his role and how Molex works when it comes to all things quality. Since joining Molex he has led the certification of quality management systems globally and provided global leadership in the deployment of Total Quality Management; the Molex Global Lean Six Sigma initiative and formed an industry first Global Customer Quality team, all with a common objective to continually improve Molex performance as a best-in-class supplier. As a leading provider of electronic components and solutions, Molex views innovation as a tool for solving complex customer challenges. This philosophy has helped Molex not only create many pioneering electronic solutions, but also build a globally recognized company.
Prior to joining Molex he served as the senior corporate quality executive for Emerson Electric Company in St. Louis, Missouri where he progressed from an entry level Quality Engineer to Division Quality Services Manager, Division Quality Director, Plant Manager and eventually to the top quality position for Emerson Electric. Jay has over 30 years’ experience in manufacturing operations and quality. He completed the Cooper Industries Executive Management Development program and has held progressively responsible assignments in operating and quality management roles at the plant, division and corporate levels for Cooper Industries, Emerson Electric and Molex Incorporated.
Jay served as a charter member and chair of the Molex TQM Committee, charter member and chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, the Global Management of Chemical Substances team and the Environmental Committee and leads the Global Quality Council. He is a past Board Chairman for the Illinois Performance Excellence organization.
Since joining Molex he has led the certification of quality management systems globally and provided global leadership in the deployment of Total Quality Management; the Molex Global Lean Six Sigma initiative and formed an industry first Global Customer Quality team, all with a common objective to continually improve Molex performance as a best-in-class supplier. He regularly interfaces with Molex sites, suppliers and customers around the world.
Jay attended the Southern Illinois University while working on an MBA in international business and is a graduate of Quincy University with a BS in Economics. He was a charter member of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Academy. In 2013 he received the annual Juran Global Executive Master Black Belt Award for dedication to the discipline of quality excellence.
Dr. David Fearon
Dr. Joseph A. DeFeo
Chairman and CEO
Vice President, Global Quality and Operational Excellence