Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations
Larry Wuerz joined Plantronics in June 2007 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations. He is responsible for leading Plantronics' global operations and supply chain across both the commercial and retail sectors.
Prior to Plantronics, Mr. Wuerz spent 28 years at HP where he held several senior positions. Most recently, Mr. Wuerz was the Worldwide Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain for the Desktop Personal Computer organization, including consumer, commercial and workstation PCs. Prior to this role, Mr. Wuerz held the same title for HP's Consumer Desktop Personal Computer organization, where he helped grow the business from inception to the global market share leader. Mr. Wuerz was instrumental in dramatically simplifying HP's supply chain to improve margins, customer satisfaction, quality, and overall operational excellence. In addition to Mr. Wuerz's operations roles at HP, he also held senior positions in other functional areas, including Research and Development and Human Resources.
Mr. Wuerz holds an MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from the University of Missouri - Rolla.