Gaet Tyranski assumed his current post with St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Jabil (www.jabil.com) in early 2008 and is charged with leading the contract manufacturer's entrance into the medical single-use device sector. He is responsible for setting strategy, establishing a global footprint for the business and ensuring that Jabil meets the highest medical standards.
Tyranski also is responsible for forging strategic alliances with global partners, establishing and maintaining long-term customer relationships, developing and maintaining core design and manufacturing capabilities, supply-chain design and guiding the operational performance of Jabil's single-use device locations around the globe.
A nine-year Jabil veteran, Tyranski has extensive global experience with a diverse background in the medical, telecom, consumer, industrial and networking sectors. He has managed businesses throughout the world, working and residing in Europe and
Prior to joining Jabil, he worked for private companies in small-electrical-appliance contract manufacturing, and trade and investment in
Tyranski holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from
Founded in 1966, Jabil employs 85,000 in 59 facilities in 22 countries, and reported fiscal 2009 revenues of $11.7 billion.
Better known as an electronics manufacturer, it already does more than $800 million worth of medical business in diagnostic equipment, digital imaging products, X-ray equipment, test and measurement products and patient monitoring systems. Tyranski said a year ago that Jabil also was gunning for the medical disposables market. Its initial thrust has been into drug-delivery devices, catheters and laboratory and diagnostic disposables — everything from IV sets to inhalers to surgical devices and combination devices with electronics and plastics. With more than 700 molding presses worldwide, it's not difficult to see how this strategy can be realized.
The company serves a broad swath of industries, including consumer products; aerospace and defense; automotive; business automation; computing and storage; industrial, instrumentation and medical; networking; and telecommunications.