Executive Bios

Chris Moats

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

As CEO, Chris Moats has responsibility for overseeing all operations of the company; including business development and customer service, information technology, and managing the financial institutions. Under his direction, EMS has established a global presence as a contract manufacturer of electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies.
Mr. Moats has extensive experience in the electronics industry. He has successfully penetrated top and mid-tier accounts driving sales initiatives and winning business on a global basis. Specializing in International Business Dealings, Mr. Moats holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Central Florida.
Jeff Yates

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

As Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer, Jeff Yates handles key partner relationships and strategic accounts. Mr. Yates is also tasked with setting the channel strategy, customer relationship development, and key account management. In addition to his business development role, he is also focused on developing the “go to market” strategy.
Mr. Yates also manages the network of nationwide sales representatives and provides team training, coaching, and mentoring. In previous roles, Mr. Yates has successfully managed marketing teams and large teams of sales representatives throughout the United States and Canada. With over 25 years of experience in contract manufacturing, Mr. Yates has held several key positions in sales management and business development.
Ron Tan
Ron Tan

Chief Operations Officer (COO), China

As Chief Operations Officer of the facilities for EMS Technologies in China, Ron Tan has played a pivotal role in developing EMS Technologies global network infrastructure and overseeing operations in the China region for the company. Mr. Tan has brought valuable strategic and tactical experience to our international business dealings and the management of our factories in China.

John Chang
John Chang

Chief Operations Officer (COO), Taiwan

As Chief Operations Officer in Taiwan, John Chang is tasked with delivering world class supply solutions to small and medium sized OEM’s in Asia, enabling them to compete with larger manufacturers already flush with resources. Mr. Chang manages the infrastructure for our Taiwan assets and is responsible for everything from prototyping through production for OEM’s bringing a product to market.
In previous roles, Mr. Chang has been involved with managing projects that include acquiring proposals and/or specifications from Hewlett Packard, Dell, Compaq, Lexmark, and Epson.Mr. Chang specializes in new product planning and development, project coordination and problem solving, and project management. He has over 10 years of experience in Toastmasters training and holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a MBA from Tam Kang University in Taiwan.