A senior operations and finance professional, Tony Namigai brings to MCE his 35 years of international experience in Diversified Finance, Business Planning and Development, Strategy, Leadership, Financial, International Team Development, Management, Operations and Change Management. He has knowledge of Electronics, Telecom, Semiconductor and Steel industries and gained expertise in restructuring business for a financial turnaround. Tony has a strong process orientation through the Six Sigma discipline.
Today Tony consults in the areas of Strategy, Business Development and Restructuring. He serves as Director of the Conference Board’s European Council of Financial Executives and Controllers. He is a board member of a Japanese company and serves on the boards of two leading companies in Thailand.
Previously Tony held various key leadership roles with Agilent Technologies (spun off from Hewlett Packard in 1999). Agilent is a global provider of measurement systems, supplies, software, services and support to the electronics, life science and chemical analysis markets. Tony was the COO and CFO of two business units sequentially where he restructured the BUs back to profitability. The two BUs had R&D, marketing, sales and manufacturing activities worldwide for products serving various high technology industries. The larger BU had over $1billion in annual sales and 4,000 employees worldwide. – Tony worked as the Controller, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, of the Electronics Products and Solutions Group, and was the Operations Director of the Customer Services Centre (EMEA and Latin America).
Before that, Tony held senior management roles in finance and customer operations for Hewlett Packard in Europe, US and Asia: As Finance and Administration Director, Test and Measurement Organization (EMEA based in Geneva), he created the consolidated Customer Services Center in Barcelona. He previously served in California as Controller, Semiconductor Test Division, Finance Operations Manager, and TMO and Microwave Communications Group, Finance Specialist, Intercontinental Operations.
Tony also worked in Tokyo as Finance Operations Manager, Japan Test and Measurement Field Organization.
Before joining HP, Tony began his career with a Thai-Japanese joint venture steel products manufacturer, G.S Steel Co in Bangkok, as Director of Finance, Financial Reporting Manager and Financial Analyst.
Education and qualifications
Tony holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, USA and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Menlo College, USA. He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool, UK. He is certified Strengthscope, Group Six Sigma Champion, Balance Scorecard.
A US citizen, Tony lives in Switzerland. He is a native Japanese speaker, who also speaks perfect American English and proficient Thai.