Kimball Electronics appoints three executives

From Local Sources

JASPER — Kimball Electronics, headquartered in Jasper, announced Monday three new executive appointments involving Desiree Castillejos, Chris Thyen and Kathy Thomson.

Castillejos has been appointed as the new chief strategy officer and vice president of corporate development and mergers and acquisitions.

She joined Kimball Electronics from Nokia Technology where she most recently held the position of vice president of corporate strategy and development. She has over 15 years of experience working in corporate strategy and development, holding positions of increasing responsibilities with Nokia Technology, Persistent Systems, and Alcatel Lucent.

She started with Kimball Electronics Monday.

Thyen has been appointed vice president of new platforms.

Once the pending acquisition of Global Equipment Services is completed, the GES business will report to him.

Thyen has had a long and successful career with Kimball Electronics and Kimball International, the former parent company of Kimball Electronics until 2014. He has held positions of increasing responsibilities in operations and business development. Most recently, he was vice president of global business development and design services.

Thomson has been appointed as the new vice president of global business development and design services, succeeding Thyen.

She joined Kimball Electronics from Creation Technologies where she most recently held the position of vice president of business development.

She has over 15 years of electronics manufacturing services experience and has held positions of increasing responsibilities with Creation Technologies and Plexus Corporation.

She will start with Kimball Electronics on Monday.




More on DuboisCountyHerald.com