Freedom CAD Services announced that Rich Kluever has joined the company as the Quality Assurance Manager. Rich brings over 25 years of printed circuit board DFx experience working previously for industry leaders IBM, Solectron and Flextronics. Before joining Freedom CAD he served as the Design Services QA Manager for Flextronics’ Charlotte facility. He holds a BSME from Georgia Tech and an MS in Manufacturing Systems from the University of Wisconsin.
Rich and his QA team provide the Freedom CAD designers with an independent audit of their PCB design projects to identify and eliminate potential DFx issues, making the release of the design to PCB fabrication seamless and efficient.
“We are very pleased to add someone with Rich’s education and experience to lead our Quality Assurance team. While he was at Solectron, Rich was a key contributor to their Valor Trilogy development, deployment and training process and we are looking to Rich to help Freedom CAD sustain our world class reputation for quality as we continue our double digit growth rate.”
– Eddie Broyles, CEO, Freedom CAD Services