Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer
As Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer, Mike Buseman is responsible for global warehousing, semiconductor programming, computer and integration center services, operations and global trade compliance. Reporting to CEO Rick Hamada, Mr. Buseman is a member of the Avnet Executive Board.
Operating from 48 locations, Avnet Logistics provides specialized supply-chain and logistics services to the global electronic components industry. Avnet Logistics Solutions Centers ship to more than 700 suppliers and 100,000 customers in 80 countries. Mr. Buseman began his career as a process and manufacturing engineer, and is an accomplished operations and supply chain executive with global experience managing manufacturing and warehouse operations in the electronics manufacturing systems provider space.
Mr. Buseman joined Avnet in 2013 from Plexus Corp, where he was executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing Operations. In this role, he ensured operational, fiscal and customer service execution, continuous improvement of performance metrics, allocation of capital and integration of global operations. Mr. Buseman joined Plexus in 2006 as Vice President of Global Technology, Quality and Facilities. Prior to Plexus, he was Vice President and General Manager of Operations for contract manufacturer Celestica. He joined Celestica through its 2002 acquisition of Manufacturers’ Services Ltd, where he was Director of Operations, Engineering and Technology.
Mr. Buseman holds a Master of Business Administration from the College of St. Thomas, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from South Dakota State University.