Subramaniam (Hari) Hariharan is the Vice President of Global Operations Excellence at Celestica, a global company dedicated to delivering innovative end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. In this role, he is responsible for defining Celestica’s global strategy for operational excellence, which includes technology innovation, quality and continuous improvement – leveraging expertise across Celestica’s network. He combines his technical expertise and experience with innovative thinking to drive transformation through all parts his organization. As part of his organization’s mandate, Hari and his team play an important role in driving innovation through Celestica’s involvement and leadership in ReMAP, a network of partners (start-ups, small-medium enterprises (SMEs), large organizations and leading research institutions) from across Canada that form a product-enablement network.
Hari has over 30 years of experience in Operations, Quality Management and IT, primarily in the semiconductor and communications industries. Previously, he was Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Chief Procurement Officer at eSilicon, a design and manufacturing services semiconductor company. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Operations at Gennum Corporation, a semiconductor solutions company.