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Meet the Management

Eric Wichmann

General manager at VirTex


Eric-clolourEric Wichmann is the General Manager (GM) at VirTex, an industry-leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider with a workforce of over 300 industry experts, 11 SMT lines, 165,000 sq. ft. of operational floor space in three locations; Texas, Wisconsin and Mexico.

Mr. Wichmann has held executive positions within the electronics industry for over 25 years and is a driven professional. Prior to his current position, Mr. Wichmann was a General Manager at Flextronics, Operations Manager for Hunting Innova and Director of Materials for Suntron Corp all EMS manufacturers. He has extensive experience with P&L Management, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Materials, Supply Chain Management.

Mr. Wichmann brings an ability to streamline systems and identify continuous change actions to reduce cost, create & implement business / operational strategies, enhance quality, productivity and margins.

As VP and GM for VirTex Austin, Mr. Wichmann is part of an organization that brings together the best resources for the technology markets. Medical, Aerospace, Defense and Industrial, as well as new technology companies, that all share unique and challenging characteristics; high complexity and high configurability in a low to medium volume production environment.

Mr. Wichmann holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Houston.

“Bringing people together and focusing them in the direction of the goal will bring about change that will not only exceed the expectations, but bring organizational culture that embraces improvement.”
Eric Wichmann, VirTex