Najwa Khazal has more than 20 years’ experience in the delivery of business transformation programs across a range of industries, including energy, aerospace and automotive, in America, China, EMEA, India and Mexico. Her successful track record in driving value creation programs spans supply chain management, product lifecycle management, process integration, digital transformation and organizational change.

Najwa joined Edwards as General Manager for the Service Technology Centres (STC) Americas organisation in April 2021, responsible for defining, implementing and facilitating the strategic initiatives needed to support the future growth of Edwards and its customers in the semiconductor industry. Najwa has responsibility for the operational performance and management of remanufacturing facilities located in Glenwillow and Hillsboro in the US, Nogales in Mexico, and Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Prior to joining Edwards, Najwa was General Manager for Collins Aerospace.

Najwa has a broad education, achieving a distinction from the Harvard Business Analytics Program, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Najwa is a passionate advocate for STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) education, and has spent more than a decade facilitating international business and organizational development classes for undergraduate and master level students.

Najwa is a US citizen and is based in Arizona.

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Edwards is a global leader of vacuum and abatement. We are proud to lead the industry, pushing the boundaries of science to deliver innovative products which are intrinsic to everyday life, working in partnership with our customers, and continually setting new standards.