Business 100 – 2018

Ann Kelleher/Intel

Dr. Ann B. Kelleher is senior vice president and general manager of Manufacturing and Operations at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for the company’s worldwide manufacturing operations, corporate quality assurance and corporate services. Kelleher joined Intel in 1996 as a process engineer, going on to manage technology transfers and factory ramp-ups in a variety of positions spanning 200mm and 300mm technologies, including factory manager of Fab 24 in Leixlip, Ireland; site manager of Fab 11X in Rio Rancho, New Mexico; and plant manager of Fab 12 in Chandler, Arizona. She then became general manager of the Fab Sort Manufacturing organization where she managed all aspects of Intel’s high-volume silicon manufacturing.

Before assuming her current position, Kelleher was co-general manager of the Technology and Manufacturing Group where she was responsible for corporate quality assurance, corporate services, Intel product supply chain, corporate supply chain and strategic planning for the company’s worldwide manufacturing operations. She holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering, all from University College Cork in Ireland.​ ♦