What Makes Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi So Successful?

1 year ago / by Team SEEMA
Revathi Advaithi
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Revathi Advaithi Biography

Revathi Advaithi biography shows her advancing in her career from being a shop floor manager at a factory in Oklahoma to power management company Eaton in England where she worked, consecutively, as:

  • General manager
  • President of Asia Pacific Electrical Sector, Shanghai, China
  • President of the American Electrical Sector
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Eaton’s Electrical Sector

Finally, in 2019, she was hired as Revathi Advaithi CEO and Director of Flex and member of the Board of Directors of Flex. As Revathi Advaithi Flex CEO, she oversaw the designing of the organization’s strategic decisions and led the company into the future of manufacturing. In 2019 and 2020, she was named one of the 50 most powerful businesswomen in the United States. 

During her tenure as Revathi Advaithi Flex CEO, she also served as non-executive director on the board of BAE Systems between January 2018 and July 2020 and independent Uber board of members as of July 2020. 

Ask Revathi Advaithi about her early accomplishments and she might mention how she was the only female student in her college at the time of her studies. Among the notable Revathi Advaithi news of her later career is of her claiming the title of 33rd top CEO in Fortune Magazine. 


Who is she married to?

She is married to Jeevan Mulgund, Honeywell International’s Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain Strategy. They met in Mulgund in Hutchinson Kansas and wed in 1998. Since then, they’ve resided in England, Shanghai, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and, currently, the San Francisco Bay Area. The couple has two children: a son, Pranav Mulgund, presently a high-school student, and a daughter, Lakshmi Mulgund, who is Social media & Co-Sports editor for Talon yearbook at her school.

Where was she born?

She was born on October 18, 1967 in India to chemical engineer A.N.N Swamy and homemaker Visalam Swamy. This would make Revathi Advaithi age at the early 2022 time of this writing 52 years old. She grew up one of five sisters in Bihar, Gujarat before ultimately making Chennai, India her home.

What is her net worth?

As of February 14, 2022, Revathi Advaithi net worth is over $31 million. She owns more than 33,360 shares of Flex stock worth more than $16.5 million; during the past six years, she sold nearly $12 million worth of Flex stock. Her annual salary as CEO and Director at Flex Ltd is over $2.5 million. 

When did she start her career?

She started her career on a Shawnee, Oklahoma factory floor as a shop floor supervisor. In 1995, she moved to England to join management firm Eaton as Plant Manager.