ProfileGelston Howell is Senior Vice President of Marketing for Sanmina Corporation, after joining in 2005 as its Senior Vice President, Medical Division. He managed the Medical Division for over six years, having responsibility for Sanmina’s medical business including all medical product manufacturing, engineering and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Sanmina, Gelston worked for Siemens Medical and Acuson for 13 years in the medical ultrasound industry. While at Siemens, he was VP and COO of Ultrasonic Technologies Ltd., a Siemens joint venture company in South Korea. As COO for this joint venture, he lived in Korea managing manufacturing and engineering operations, including building a new manufacturing facility in Korea. Gelston began his career in the computer and semiconductor industry, working for IBM and Digital Equipment Corporation in a number of different positions including IC and ASIC design, high performance multi-chip module development and manufacturing.