Mr. Fred Krehbiel is Co-Chairman of Molex Incorporated. Molex Incorporated is a leading manufacturer of electrical/electronic interconnecting products. Molex connections are sold globally to manufacturers of computers, computer peripheral equipment, TV's, VCR's, home appliances, business machines, telecommunications equipment, automobiles and medical electronics. Molex was founded in 1938 by Frederick A. Krehbiel, Fred's grandfather.
Mr. Krehbiel graduated with a B.A. degree from Lake Forest College in 1963. He did graduate work at Georgetown University and the University of Leicester in Leicester England.
In 1965 Mr. Krehbiel joined Molex and in 1967 he started the firm's International Operations. Today, Molex has manufacturing and/or sales offices and warehousing operations in 50 countries. The firm's International Operations now account for over 60% of Molex's total corporate sales and profits.
Mr. Krehbiel is a Director of Molex, Tellabs, Inc., and DeVry Inc. He is Chairman of the Chicago Zoological Society and a Trustee of the Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Lyric Opera, Museum of Science and Industry, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Chicago Historical Society.