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  • Title
    CEO
  • Affiliation
    Flex
  • Age
    53
  • 2019 Rank
    33

In her second year as CEO of the manufacturing and supply-chain company, Advaithi moved to streamline the business. But revenue took a hit when Huawei, a major customer, got caught up in the U.S.-China trade war. Even as an 8% drop in sales, to $24.2 billion, pushed the company off the Global 500, Advaithi’s profile remained intact: She joined Uber’s board and led Flex’s manufacturing of ventilators.

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