President, Chief Executive Officer
John Yacoub is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Advanced Circuits. Mr. Yacoub previously held the key position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) beginning in 1996 before being appointed as President and CEO of the company in August of 2004. As President and CEO, Mr. Yacoub assumed the responsibility of overseeing the corporate operations and strategic planning for Advanced Circuits. With his extraordinary leadership skills and an innovative vison, Mr. Yacoub directs the company’s talented management team in implementation of policies and strategies that continually enhance Advanced Circuits’ competitive edge and dominant position in the marketplace as the third largest printed circuit board manufacturer and assembler in North America.
During Mr. Yacoub’s tenure, Advanced Circuits has rapidly increased revenue to $90 million in 2014 with projected revenue of $96 million in 2015. Advanced Circuits’ PCB assembly services is just one example of the added value and convenience the company offers its customers, making Advanced Circuits the only true one-stop solution in North America for PCB fabrication and assembly all under one roof.
With the recent expansion of the Aurora, CO Headquarters facility and several strategic acquisitions, Advanced Circuits has been able to penetrate and thrive in the precision based, high-tech PCB marketplace for aerospace, defense, and medical industries. Mr. Yacoub has been able to build on a vision of growth through delivering the industry’s highest quality standards and demanding consistent powerful performance; developing the company’s remarkable reputation in the marketplace as North America’s premier PCB manufacturer and assembler.
Mr. Yacoub maintains his tireless commitment to provide customers with an easy and convenient ordering experience. Advanced Circuits has developed industry leading tools such as PCB Artist, the industry’s best free PCB design software, and FreeDFM, a free file inspection tool that ensures successful manufacturability to avoid delays during the production process.
Another advantage Advanced Circuits offers its customers are expedited turn times, such as Same Day and Weekend Turns, to facilitate clients’ fast approaching project deadlines. Mr. Yacoub has provided a consistent focus and discipline to all areas of the organization and takes personal pride in the achievements of the company. Most importantly, he truly cares about each Advanced Circuits team member and has helped foster a positive corporate culture that gives everyone an opportunity to share in the company’s success.
Prior to joining Advanced Circuits, Mr. Yacoub was Vice President of Finance and Operations at Downs Supply Company. Before that, he held the role of Vice President of Finance and Operations for St. Anthony’s Hospital - Beth Israel, where he oversaw over three hundred employees and played a key role in administering the purchase of the hospital by Sisters of Charity. Yacoub began his career in finance as an accountant for Prince Waterhouse Coopers. Twice he has received the prestigious Who’s Who award by Sterling’s Directory.