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Emerald EMS Names Uma Patravali President of Bestronics Division

Emerald Electronics Manufacturing Services (Emerald EMS), a leading global provider of manufacturing services for blue-chip original equipment manufacturers, announced today that Uma Patravali has been named president of the company’s Bestronics manufacturing division.

Patravali joins Emerald EMS with a wealth of experience. After being introduced to manufacturing by working in her father’s factory in India, Patravali earned a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Western Michigan University, which led to Quality Engineering roles in U.S.-based companies, including GE, Creation Technologies and Sanmina, where she served most recently as Vice President of Project Management and Onboarding.

“Uma is a leader with financial acumen and a huge advocate for team building and for creating a teamwork culture, with a hands-on management approach,” said Emerald EMS CEO Vic Giglio. “We are fortunate to have an executive with her vision and capabilities as we grow to meet the challenges of a booming global market for our services.”

“I am excited to join Emerald at a time of so much growth and opportunity,” Patravali said. “This is a wonderful opportunity for me to use my experience to help influence strategies and make Bestronics a truly differentiated solution provider in the Bay Area.”

Emerald’s Bestronics manufacturing division, founded in 1990, operates a world-class, 145,000-square-foot campus, including high-tech manufacturing and dedicated box build manufacturing facilities, in San Jose, Calif.

About Emerald Electronic Manufacturing Services

Headquartered in Salem, N.H., Emerald is an electronics manufacturing services provider specializing in design, prototyping, production PCBA, System assembly, test and lifecycle support services (supply chain management, order fulfillment and reverse logistics) for OEM customers, with a focus on high-reliability electronic assemblies. With engineering services and manufacturing facilities located domestically in California, Michigan and New Hampshire, and a facility in Shenzhen, China, Emerald EMS has the scale and service offering typically only available at the largest of EMS companies, but with high-touch, white glove design, manufacturing and assembly customer service. For more information, please visit