William D. Muir Jr. was elected to the SYKES Board of Directors in 2014 and currently serves as both the chairman of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee. Over the course of his time on the Board of Directors, Muir served as the chief operating officer of Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL) from 2013 through 2017.
Before his tenure on the SYKES Board, from 2009 to 2013, Muir served as the executive vice president and chief executive officer for Jabil Global Manufacturing Services — which is responsible for $14 billion in annual revenue with commercial leadership across multiple markets. During his time with Jabil, Muir worked with several diverse industries, including healthcare and life sciences, enterprise and infrastructure, high velocity, and industrial and clean-tech. Additionally, Muir led the global, integrated capabilities in the operations, supply chain, and design departments that underpin these diversified businesses.
Previously, Muir also served as regional president for Asia, responsible for Jabil’s operations and business development efforts across China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and Japan. As the regional president, he resided in Shanghai from 2004 through 2007 and subsequently in Singapore until 2009. Prior to his leadership role in Asia, Muir led global business development efforts for Jabil across distinct, large-scale customer relationships and has also led operations throughout the Americas.