Nat Mani has been named Chief Executive Officer and President of Bestronics, provider of manufacturing, engineering and test services for original equipment manufacturers, the company announced today. Mani has served as president of Bestronics since 2012, directing the expansion of the company’s manufacturing facilities and move to larger quarters. In his new role, Mani will focus on supporting the growth needs of the company’s existing customer base and establishing new customers who need one-stop local access to specialized electronic manufacturing services.
Bestronics appoints Nat Mani CEO and President. (Photo: Business Wire)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nat Mani succeeds James Choe, who co-founded Bestronics and served as the company’s CEO from 1986 until his retirement this year. Choe will serve as a member of the board.
Bestronics is majority-owned by the private equity firm First Capital Partners, which has made significant investments in the company’s staffing and infrastructure to support this growth.
“Our reputation for customer service, our longevity in the valley, and trusted alliances with local technology solution partners positions us very well to take advantage of the trend toward the local sourcing of high touch, precision manufacturing,” Mani said. “We offer the advantage of a significant breadth of highly specialized services within a single organization. All of these factors, together with the simplified logistics of working locally, make us a very compelling option for technology companies.”
A seasoned Silicon Valley executive, Mani joined Bestronics from Sanmina-SCI where he served as Senior Vice president of Sales and Marketing. Previously, Mani was Executive Vice President of Fabrinet, a contract manufacturing firm he co-founded. He has also held management positions at IBM, Rolm, JTS Corp, and Radius, Inc. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Birla Institute of Technology and Science and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Tulane University.
Bestronics specializes in high-mix, lower-volume manufacturing for high technology companies who require exacting quality with the convenience of local sourcing at a competitive cost. Bestronics offers facilities and trained staff supporting electro-mechanical and system assembly, reliability, precision touch-ups, in-circuit and functional tests, rework and failure analysis, final test, integration and box builds, a wide variety of SMT packaging and new clean room assembly capability.
Founded in 1986 and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Bestronics provides a wide range of manufacturing, engineering, testing and material/program management services. Its customers include major original equipment manufacturers in instrumentation, power generation, energy management, communications, wireless, industrial and other markets. For more information, visit www.bestronicsinc.com.