St. Petersburg, Fla. – October 28, 2015 – Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL), an electronic product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, production and product management services to global electronics and technology companies, today announced that it has received the 2015 Supply Chain Security Champion award from Cisco®.
This prestigious award recognizes Jabil for embracing Cisco’s goal of becoming its customers’ #1 trusted IT partner, and demonstrating the innovation to address taint, counterfeit and intellectual property protection. The distinction was awarded during Cisco’s 24th Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held September 9th at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.
“Our Supplier Appreciation Awards highlight exceptional performances by the very best of our extended supply chain, and gives us the opportunity to recognize all of our trusted partners’ hard work and dedication,” said John Kern, senior vice president, Supply Chain Operations, Cisco. “Our theme this year, ‘Embrace the Pace: Transforming Tomorrow Together’, emphasizes the criticality of flexibility, collaboration and accelerated innovation—all qualities shared by this year’s award recipients.”
Jabil is a global product solutions company providing comprehensive services to electronics and technology companies in a broad range of industries. With 180,000+ employees across 93 sites in 25 countries, Jabil helps customers turn ideas into products with our wide range of strategic design, manufacturing and product management capabilities; allowing customers to think beyond their conventional marketplace and explore new opportunities. Jabil helps bring products to the market faster and more cost effectively by providing intelligent digital supply chain solutions around the world; empowering companies to be the change agents in their industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "JBL.” Further information is available on the company's website: jabil.com.