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Meet the Leadership Team that Guides Boyd Corporation

Boyd Corporation’s success in innovating and manufacturing new and effective solutions for our customers is built on the effort of every individual within the Boyd family, but our leadership team enables the growth and performance of everyone at Boyd. Our leadership team is composed of talented and diverse individuals that bring a broad range of strengths and perspectives to the table. Boyd’s leadership team is focused on bringing their unique experiences to build a better organization that serves our customers in the highest capacity.

Learn more about Boyd Corporation’s leaders in their profile pages down below:

Doug Britt

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Doug Britt is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Corporation with more than 30 years of experience leading global strategic initiatives, driving commercial success, managing complex operations, and catalyzing growth across many businesses. His focus is to further advance Boyd’s leading position in strategic end markets and continue to deepen and broaden capabilities, technology and innovation to best serve customers.

Doug most recently served as President of the Integrated Solutions division of FLEX, a +$20 billion business unit that combines Industrial and Emerging Industries (IEI), Communications and Enterprise Compute (CEC), and Consumer Technologies Groups (CTG). FLEX is a $25 billion global provider of design, engineering, manufacturing and supply chain solutions with approximately 180,000 employees in 30 countries. Prior to joining FLEX, Doug served as Corporate Vice President for Future Electronics responsible for managing sales, engineering, and operations, and accountable for profit and loss of Future’s largest business. He led as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Marketing, and Operations at Silicon Graphics and as Executive Vice President responsible for sales, marketing, account and program management at Solectron.

His areas of expertise include C-Suite Team Development & Leadership, Complex Manufacturing Operations Management, P&L Management, Global Business Development, Strategic Planning & Global Sourcing, Private Equity Sponsored Company Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, Supplier & Partner Strategic Alignments , Best Cost Geography Greenfielding & Rationalization, Strategic M&A, Post-transaction Integration and Synergy Management, Footprint & Organizational Vetting / Rationalization, Cross Functional Acquisition Due Diligence, Investor Relations as well as Global Annual Budget Planning.

Doug serves on the Board of Directors for Helios Technologies (NASDAQ: HLIO) as the Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.

Doug earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Chico State and has attended executive education programs throughout Europe, including the University of London.

Eric Struik

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Eric Struik is Boyd Corporation’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. With more than 25 years of global finance and accounting experience, Eric leads Boyd’s global finance, accounting, treasury, and information technology teams.

Prior to joining Boyd, Eric served as the Chief Financial Officer of Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services that operates, maintains and manufactures utility aircraft. Prior to Erickson, he was the Vice President of Finance for Remy International, where he led Remy’s financial planning and analysis, treasury, M&A and investor relations, as well as Remy’s NASDAQ listing in 2012. He has also served as Callaway Golf’s Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Early in his career he developed a deep and varied background in managing financial operations for global manufacturing businesses having held positions with Visteon, Lear and Chrysler.

His areas of expertise include Financial Planning and Strategy, Operations Finance, Global Manufacturing and Services Businesses, Treasury, Cash Management, Accounting, SEC Reporting, Investor Relations, Capital Markets Transactions, Acquisition Diligence, Financing and Integration, Divestitures, Financial Modeling and Valuation, Competitive Analysis, P&L Management, Restructuring and Turnarounds, Global Team Management, Private Equity, Process Improvement, Internal Controls and S-Ox Compliance.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. He holds financial certifications including Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified in Financial Management (CFM), and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Michael Sutsko

Chief Commercial Officer

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Michael Sutsko is Boyd’s Chief Commercial Officer with over 25 years of experience in strategy, technology, mergers and acquisitions with extensive global experience.

Prior to joining Boyd, Michael was Chief Executive Officer for Dialight, a leading industrial LED lighting manufacturer based in New Jersey; President of Laird’s Performance Materials Division based in London and Hong Kong; Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for GE Advanced Materials / Momentive; and held earlier career positions at Halma, Porex and W.L. Gore.

Michael has a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering and MBA from Widener University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has extended graduate education in strategy from both Harvard and Wharton business schools and holds several patents.

Dan Lee

Chief Operations Officer

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Dan Lee is the Chief Operations Officer for Boyd Corporation. With more than 25 years of global operations experience, Dan leads Boyd’s global manufacturing, supply chain, and EH&S teams.

Most recently Dan served as the Senior Vice President of Global Operations for II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials, optoelectronic components and optical systems. Prior to II-VI, she worked for TE Connectivity in various leadership roles, including Senior Director of Global Direct Material, Senior Director of Asia Pacific Operations, Senior Director of Americas Operations, and her last role as the Vice President of Global Operations for TE Broadband Networks Division. Early in Dan’s career she founded a start-up company manufacturing and selling network connectivity products globally. She has built a strong understanding across multiple industries including Telecom, Datacom, Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Aerospace, and Defense.

Her areas of expertise include Global Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain, Global Quality, Global EH&S, P&L Management, Acquisition Diligence and Integration, New Product Introduction, Sales and Operations Planning, Global Team Management, Change Management and Cross Functional Strategic Planning.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Trade from Xiamen University in China, Master of Business Administration degree from New York Institute of Technology, and Master of Law degree in Corporate Law from the University of Pittsburgh.

David Huang

President, Asia and Enterprise Sector

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David Huang is the President, Asia and Enterprise Sector for Boyd Corporation. Based in Hong Kong, he is responsible for Boyd’s operations and business development in the Asia-Pacific region as well as global development for Enterprise Electronics, Telecommunications and Hyperscale Compute markets.

David joined Boyd in 2017 through its acquisition of Aavid Thermalloy, where he served as Vice President and General Manager of its Telecom and Consumer business division.

His areas of expertise include P&L management, private-equity-sponsored company leadership, product development, engineering management, global multi-national account penetration and management, contract negotiation, global manufacturing and supply chain management, and cross-functional team leading. Through extensive experience in the global telecom thermal market, David developed a strong understanding of semiconductor development, telecommunications, process engineering, and lean manufacturing.

David holds a Master of Business from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science in Materials Management from Hefei Institute of Technology in China.

Jerry Toth

Senior Vice President, Engineering and Technology

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Jerry Toth, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology, is responsible for leading R&D and product design/development activities across the global organization.

With a 30+ year career in thermal management and electronics cooling, Jerry has creatively and pragmatically pioneered the development of new technologies and successfully moved those next generation solutions into the market. Jerry has sixteen US patents in the areas of heat pipes and electronics cooling.

His areas of technical expertise include design of thermal management solutions, with an emphasis on heat pipes, vapor chambers and advanced materials. Combining these technical capabilities with strong management and P&L skills, he has demonstrated the ability to effectively direct leading-edge technical organizations, leading them to cost effectively and efficiently apply advanced solutions to commercial applications, creating value added products for customers.

Jerry has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University. Prior to assuming this role Jerry was the President and CEO of Thermacore, Inc.

Bobby Ireland

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

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Bobby Ireland is Boyd’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources responsible for leading the global human resources organization, emphasizing HR strategic alignment to Boyd’s global business strategy for continued growth and success.

For the last 10 years, Bobby was a member of Honeywell Aerospace’s executive leadership team, leading the Aerospace human resources function across the United States and Puerto Rico. His 20-year career with Honeywell included a number of HR leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility and extensive global experience in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe.

His areas of expertise include Talent Management, Staffing Excellence, Regional HR Leadership and Organizational Design.

Bobby earned a Master’s of Science degree from Michigan State University in Human Resources and Labor Relations as well as a Bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College. He is an active board member on Michigan State’s Human Resources and Labor Relations program.

Jeremiah (“JJ”) Shives

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

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Jeremiah (“JJ”) Shives is Boyd’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer responsible for leading Boyd’s global legal and compliance teams.

JJ brings more than 20 years of experience managing a broad range of complex global legal and business issues for public and private companies. Prior to joining Boyd, JJ was the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for BorgWarner, Inc., a public Fortune 500 global automotive company. Prior to that, JJ lived and worked in Europe for 3 years as BorgWarner’s European General Counsel and held roles of increasing responsibility in Legal, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain across 16+ years with Remy International, Inc.

His areas of expertise include legal department strategy and management, corporate governance, compliance, contracts, litigation management, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and international law.

JJ holds a Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Dr. Kevin Kettler

Corporate Vice President of Product Management & Marketing

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Dr. Kevin Kettler is the Corporate Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Boyd Corporation responsible for developing technology roadmaps strategically aligned to anticipated market needs assuring Boyd’s continued innovation and leadership in thermal systems and engineered material solutions.

Prior to joining Boyd, Dr. Kettler was the Corporate CTO at Flex where he focused on developing consistent development strategies across the varied business units. In addition to the CTO role, he led teams focused on strategic silicon supplier relationships, autonomous vehicle development, business strategy, marketing and sales operations.

Dr. Kettler worked for 13 years at Dell, 8 of those years as Dell’s corporate Chief Technology Officer. He was responsible for the design, development, and performance analysis of core architectures for Dell’s product portfolio. Prior to joining Dell, he worked at IBM, holding various positions supporting or developing personal computer systems. He also holds several patents on computer design.

His areas of expertise include Strategy, Product and Roadmap Development, Engineering Process, Intellectual Property Development and Management, Deep Market Insights and Technology Management for Autonomous Vehicle, Cloud, Consumer, Enterprise and 5G Markets, Outbound Market Messaging, P&L Management, M&A, Strategic Supply Chain Relationships, Manufacturing Technology, and Transformational Leadership.

Dr. Kettler serves on the electrical engineering advisory council at Carnegie Mellon University and engineering advisory council at Lehigh University. In addition, he serves on several non-profit advisory boards focused on the music industry.

Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Sunny Kantha

Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy

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Sunny Kantha is Boyd's Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy, responsible for leading global M&A, strategy, and key strategic initiatives. Working closely with Boyd’s Commercial, R&D and Manufacturing teams, he is focused on identifying and executing strategic acquisition and partnership opportunities to accelerate Boyd’s growth, expand capabilities, and deepen leadership with customers across many end markets.

Prior to joining Boyd, Sunny served as the Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy at Quotient Technology (formerly Coupons.com), where he sourced, executed and integrated many successful acquisitions and key strategic partnerships, substantially growing Quotient’s revenue and addressable market over his 5+ year tenure. He was previously a VC & Growth Equity investor at Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a $9.5Bn Silicon Valley VC fund, where he was responsible for identifying and executing potential investments across SaaS/software, IT infrastructure and tech-enabled services. Prior to NVP, he was a clean energy-focused investor at MissionPoint Capital and, prior to that, an investment banker on the Global Industrials team at Morgan Stanley in New York.

Sunny holds a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University, where he served on the Board of Trustees and remains actively involved.

Flavio Magalhaes

Chief Integration Officer and VP of Global Manufacturing

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Flavio Magalhaes is Boyd Corporation’s Chief Integration Officer and VP of Global Manufacturing. Flavio has more than 25 years of global experience and is responsible for the expansion and integration of Boyd’s current and future manufacturing capabilities.

Prior to Boyd, Flavio was the Sr. Vice President of Operations for the Americas at FLEX where he led 15 facilities and 35,000 employees across North and South America. In this role he was responsible for all manufacturing operations servicing Communication and Enterprise Computing, Industrial, Medical, Automotive, Power, Lifestyle Solutions, and Consumer market segments. Over the span of his career, he has been responsible for launching many greenfield manufacturing center expansions across a multitude of manufacturing technologies including electronics and systems assembly, plastic injection molding and automated assembly, metal stamping, additive and subtractive manufacturing technologies, and he successfully launched the first volume athletic shoe manufacturing production facility in North America. Flavio is a practitioner of lean in combination with Industry 4.0 concepts to deliver continuous manufacturing improvements and has extensive international experience.

Flavio holds a mechanical engineering degree from the Military Institute of Engineering (IME, Brazil) and also attended several technical and executive education programs at Berkeley, Stanford, and MIT.

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