Executive Committee

Jean
Jean-Marc Chery
President & CEO

Jean-Marc Chery is STMicroelectronics’ President and Chief Executive Officer and has held this position since May 2018. He is the Sole Member of ST’s Managing Board and chairs its Executive Committee.

Chery began his career in the Quality organization of Matra, the French engineering group. In 1986, he joined Thomson Semiconducteurs, which subsequently became ST, and held various management positions in product planning and manufacturing, rising to lead ST’s wafer fabs in Tours, France, and later in Rousset, France. In 2005, Chery led the company-wide 6-inch wafer-production restructuring program before taking charge of ST’s Front-End Manufacturing operations in Asia Pacific. In 2008, he was promoted to Chief Technology Officer and assumed additional responsibilities for Manufacturing and Quality (2011) and the Digital Product Sector (2012). In 2014, Chery was appointed ST’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for Technology and Manufacturing operations. In July 2017, Chery was appointed Deputy CEO with overall responsibility for Technology and Manufacturing, as well as for Sales and Marketing operations.

Chery sits on the Board of Directors at the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) and France Industrie, and also serves as Chairman of the France – Malaysia Business Council at Medef International. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Legrand. Previously, Chery was President of the European microelectronics R&D program AENEAS and served as President of the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) in 2019-2021. Chery was promoted Knight of the Legion of Honor by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in July 2019.

Jean-Marc Chery was born in Orleans, France, in 1960, and graduated with a degree in Engineering from the ENSAM engineering school in Paris, France.

Marco Cassis
Marco Cassis
President, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group, Head of STMicroelectronics’ Strategy, System Research and Applications, Innovation Office

Marco Cassis is STMicroelectronics’ President, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group and has held this position since February, 2024. He also heads the corporate functions of Strategy Development, System Research and Applications, and Innovation Office, and is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

Cassis joined SGS-Thomson Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) as a car-radio chip designer in 1987. He later moved to Japan to help expand ST’s audio business with major local players, including ST’s strategic alliance with Pioneer. In the early 2000s, Cassis managed the Audio Business Unit and was subsequently promoted to Director of Audio and Automotive Group. In 2004, Cassis was named Vice President of Marketing for automotive, computer peripheral, and telecom products. In 2005, he advanced to Vice President of the Automotive Segment Group and was promoted to lead ST’s operations in Japan. His mandate was expanded to include Korea in 2010 and Greater China and South Asia in 2016, when he was appointed President of ST’s Asia Pacific Region. In 2017, Cassis was promoted President, Global Sales and Marketing, and added Communications and Strategy Development in 2018.

Marco Cassis was born in Treviso, Italy, in 1963, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy.

Rajita D’Souza
Rajita D’Souza
President, Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibility

Rajita D’Souza is President of STMicroelectronics’ Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility (CHRO) and has held this role since January 2021. Her mandate also entails the Company’s directions on environment, health, and safety. D’Souza is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

D’Souza started her career in 1993 as Manager Operations with Reliance Consultancy Services in Mumbai, India. In 1997 she joined General Electric, where she held various HR leadership positions with increasing responsibility and scope. In 2007 D’Souza moved to SABIC to become Director Human Resources in Europe. In 2011, she was appointed Vice President Human Resources for the EMEA region of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. In 2017 D’Souza joined Bekaert as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Rajita D’Souza was born in Mumbai, India, in 1973. She holds a master’s degree in Law from the University of Mumbai and a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She is also a certified Master Black-Belt in Six Sigma quality.

Remi El-Ouazzane
Remi El-Ouazzane
President, Microcontrollers, Digital ICs and RF products Group

Remi El-Ouazzane is STMicroelectronics’ President, Microcontrollers, Digital ICs and RF products Group and has held this position since February 2024. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

El-Ouazzane started his career at Texas Instruments in 1997. He rose through the ranks across the broadband, mobile, and embedded processing divisions to become Vice President and General Manager of the Open Multimedia Applications Platform (OMAP) in 2009. El-Ouazzane was appointed CEO of Movidius in 2013, responsible for driving its vision-processing technologies to advance the adoption of AI in the Internet of Things. With the acquisition of Movidius by Intel in 2016, he joined Intel’s New Technology Group as Vice President and General Manager, and became Chief Operating Officer of Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Products Group in 2018. In 2020, El-Ouazzane became Intel’s Datacenter Platform Group Chief Strategy Officer, driving strategic initiatives in the data center and cloud markets.

In 2009, El-Ouazzane was honored with the French-American Foundation’s Young Leaders Award.

Remi El-Ouazzane was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France in 1973 and graduated from the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG) in 1996 and the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies in 1997. He graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2004.

Lorenzo Grandi
Lorenzo Grandi
President, Finance, Purchasing, ERM & Resilience, Chief Financial Officer

Lorenzo Grandi is STMicroelectronics’ Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and President, Finance, Purchasing, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) & Resilience, and has held this position since January 1st, 2022. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

Grandi joined SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) in 1987 as a R&D process engineer. In 1990, he moved to ST’s Memory Product Group as Financial Analyst and later was appointed Group Controller contributing to the expansion of ST’s flash memory business. In 2005, Grandi joined ST’s Corporate Finance organization responsible for Budgeting and Reporting. In 2012, he was promoted to Corporate Vice President in charge of Corporate Control. Grandi was appointed ST’s Chief Financial Officer in 2018 and his overall responsibilities include Finance and Business Control, Treasury, Capital investment Control and Planning, Global Procurement, Investor Relations, Enterprise Risk Management and Business Continuity.

In December 2020, Grandi received a special award for his long-standing professional achievements from the French Association of Financial Directors and Management Controllers (DFCG).

Lorenzo Grandi was born in Sondrio, Italy, in 1961. He graduated cum laude in Physics from the University of Modena, Italy, and holds an MBA from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy.

Fabio Gualandris
Fabio Gualandris
President, Quality, Manufacturing & Technology

Fabio Gualandris is STMicroelectronics’ President, Quality, Manufacturing, and Technology and has held this position since July 2023. He was responsible for the company’s Back-End Manufacturing & Technology organization since 2016 and also led the Company’s Testing Council, alongside its manufacturing strategy in Asia and efforts in System-in-Package technology. Gualandris is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

Gualandris joined SGS Microelettronica (now ST) R&D in 1984. He became R&D Director of Operations in 1989 and became Automotive BU Director in 1996. After two years as President and CEO of Semitool, he rejoined ST in 2000 as Group VP responsible for memory products including the RAM/PSRAM and Automotive Flash. In 2005, Gualandris was appointed CEO of ST Incard, an ST smart-card subsidiary. In 2008-2010, he served as VP and Supply Chain General Manager at ST’s memory JV with Intel. In 2011, Gualandris was appointed ST’s Executive Vice President, Product Quality Excellence.

Gualandris has authored several technical and managerial papers and holds multiple international patents. He serves as Chairman of STS, ST's manufacturing JV in China.

Fabio Gualandris was born in Bergamo, Italy, in 1959. He holds a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Milan.

Steven Rose
Steven Rose
President, Legal Counsel and Public Affairs

Steven Rose is STMicroelectronics’ President, Legal Counsel and Public Affairs, and has held this position since July 2023. He was appointed President, Legal Counsel in May 2018 and has been in charge of ST’s legal affairs since 2013. Rose is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

Rose started his career as a corporate attorney at the law firm Gardere & Wynne in Dallas, Texas, providing legal advice and services to public and private companies. He joined SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) in 1991 as the Associate General Counsel for the U.S. subsidiary, STMicroelectronics, Inc.

In 2006, Rose was appointed to serve as the Senior Associate General Counsel for the Americas, Greater China & South Asia, and Japan & Korea regions, in addition to serving as Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel and a Director of STMicroelectronics, Inc.

Steven Rose was born in Wichita, Kansas (USA), in 1962. He obtained a degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

Jerome Roux
Jerome Roux
President, Sales & Marketing

Jerome Roux is STMicroelectronics’ President, Sales & Marketing, and has held this position since January 1st, 2022. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

Roux began his career in the Planning department of SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) in 1988. He soon moved to the Company’s packaging facility in Casablanca, Morocco as Material Manager. Afterwards, Roux moved to Singapore and then Shanghai as the Asia Pacific Marketing Director for ST’s Discrete and Standard Product Group. He left ST briefly to manage an ST supplier company and returned to ST in 2006 as Group Vice President, Assembly & Testing Outsourcing Operations. Global Purchasing responsibilities were added to his mandate in 2008. Roux was promoted to Corporate Vice President in 2012 and managed ST’s sales in the Greater China & South Asia Region and later the whole Asia Pacific Region. In 2017, Roux was appointed Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, for the Company’s Asia Pacific region.

Roux serves as Advisor to the French Government (CCEF) on Foreign Trade.

Jerome Roux was born in Antibes, France, in 1965, and graduated from ISG Business School in Paris with a master’s degree in Commerce (Management & Marketing).

Other Executive Officers

Michael Anfang
Michael Anfang
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Europe, Middle East and Africa Region

Michael Anfang is Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing for STMicroelectronics’ Europe, Middle East and Africa Region (EMEA), and has held this position since November 2018.

Anfang started his career with Siemens Semiconductor AG in 1990 in product engineering, followed by responsibilities in product design, automotive and strategic marketing. In 1999, he joined ST as an automotive business development manager. In 2002, Anfang was given responsibility for microcontroller product marketing at ST’s Automotive Division in Agrate, Italy and was promoted to Director of Marketing & Applications in 2005. Four years later, he was appointed Digital Automotive Business Unit Director of the Automotive Product Group and became a member of the management team responsible for the MCU Joint Development Program between Freescale and STMicroelectronics. In 2013, Anfang joined the EMEA regional organization of STMicroelectronics as Automotive Marketing & Applications Vice President.

Michael Anfang was born in Kitzbühel, Austria, in 1968. He graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Higher Technical School in Saalfelden, Austria, and a degree in Business Management and Marketing from the FU University in Hagen-Munich, Germany.

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Christophe Ayela
Executive Vice President, Analog and Power Front-End Manufacturing

Christophe Ayela is Executive Vice President, Analog & Power Front-End Manufacturing, and has held this position since November 2023.

Ayela joined STMicroelectronics in Tours (France) as R&D engineer in 1990. Five years later, he moved to Tours Manufacturing as Engineering Manager. In 2005, Ayela was named Tours Operations Deputy Director. In 2011, Ayela became the Tours Operations Director; he was then promoted to Operations Director for the Tours front-end and Rennes back-end sites in 2016. In 2018, Ayela was appointed General Manager for ST’s Asia Pacific Region Front-End Manufacturing, leading the capacity extension and operations transformation of the 200mm fab in Ang Mo Kio (Singapore).

Christophe Ayela was born in Cognac, France in 1966. He graduated in Microelectronics Engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Toulouse, France.

Balmefrezol
Alexandre Balmefrezol
Executive Vice President, Imaging Sub-Group, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group

Alexandre Balmefrezol is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Imaging Sub-Group and has held this position since January 2023.

Balmefrezol started his professional career as Product Design Engineer at ST in 1997. He held various positions in product design developing ST’s expertise and leadership in power-management ICs for mobile phones. In 2009, Balmefrezol joined ST-Ericsson, serving in different roles in product and business management. He was appointed Fellow in mixed-signal IC design and became head of ST-Ericsson’s Analog & Mixed Signal group. In 2013, Balmefrezol returned to ST as a design manager and was subsequently promoted to lead system and product design for Time-of-Flight and global-shutter sensors at ST’s Imaging division.

Alexandre Balmefrezol was born in Millau, France, in 1974. He graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Institute of Engineering Sciences of Montpellier (ISIM) in 1997 and earned a master’s degree in Management Technology & Innovation from Grenoble Ecole of Management in 2011.

Stefano Cantù
Stefano Cantù
Executive Vice President, Smart Power Solutions Sub-Group, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group

Stefano Cantù is Executive Vice President, Smart Power Solutions Sub-Group and has held this position since September 2020.

After experiences at Italtel and the Italian Ministry of Defense, Cantù joined the Planning organization of STMicroelectronics’ Dedicated Product Group in 1994. Five years later, he was appointed Central Planning Manager for the Telecom, Peripheral, and Automotive Group. In 2003-2004, Cantù managed production control at ST’s manufacturing sites in Phoenix and Carrollton in Texas, US and in 2005, he moved to Planning Director at ST’s Automotive Product Group. Cantù was promoted to Automotive Product Group Vice President responsible for Supply Chain in 2009 with Group Operations added to his mandate in 2012, before becoming Supply Chain General Manager in 2016.

Stefano Cantù was born in Milan, Italy, in 1968, and he graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan.

Henry Cao
Henry Cao
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, China Region

Henry Cao is Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing for STMicroelectronics’ China Region and has held this position since January 2022.

Cao began his career as Account Manager at Siemens Communications Group in 1995 in charge of the communication-infrastructure business. In the following years, he moved among roles as Business Development Manager and Sales Director in various Siemens BUs and corporate functions in Munich, Beijing, and Shanghai. In 2006, Cao joined Dell Technologies as a Director, managing enterprise solutions covering server, storage, networking, and related software & service businesses. In 2014, he was appointed Vice President in charge of the data-center solutions business for Dell Technologies in Greater China and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2018. Cao joined ST in June 2020 as Corporate Vice President to manage the Company’s sales in China.

Henry Cao was born in Shanghai, China, in 1973. He graduated from Shanghai University of Engineering & Science with a degree in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and holds an MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Alessandro Cremonesi
Alessandro Cremonesi
Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer General Manager, System Research and Applications

Alessandro Cremonesi is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer and General Manager of STMicroelectronics’ System Research and Applications (SRA) Group. He has managed the SRA group since 2013 and added the Innovation Office to his mandate in early 2020. Cremonesi’s responsibilities span from global innovation coordination to corporate advanced R&D to system-solutions support for ST customers.

Cremonesi joined STMicroelectronics in 1984. He has served in managerial roles with both Strategic Marketing and R&D responsibilities across domains from telecommunications to audio/video digital-signal processing and multimedia applications. He has been a key contributor to ST’s extensive efforts and strategy in IoT and Artificial Intelligence and, more recently, has led the creation of strategic initiatives to increase ST’s innovation capability.

Cremonesi was part of an expert advisory group defining the agenda for Artificial Intelligence for the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. He has authored several technical papers and patents and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board at IMEC.

Born in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, Italy in 1958, Alessandro Cremonesi graduated with a master’s degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Pavia in 1984.

Alberto Della Chiesa
Alberto Della Chiesa
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Alberto Della Chiesa is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President in charge of Supply Chain and has held this role since May 2012.

Della Chiesa joined STMicroelectronics as a New Product Planning Engineer in 1988. He was in charge of new product introductions in the Automotive and Hard Disk Drive market and pioneered a number of ST’s successful collaborative programs with major key customers. In his tenure at STMicroelectronics, Della Chiesa has covered different positions in both Planning and Operations. In 2005, he was appointed Director, Planning & Service for the Computer Peripherals Group, where he actively contributed to the creation of ST’s first operations and planning structure in Singapore. Over time, Della Chiesa rose to become Group Vice President of Supply Chain, followed by the nomination of General Manager and consequently Head of Operations and Supply Chain for ST’s Computers and Communications Infrastructure Product Group.

Alberto Della Chiesa was born in Varese, Italy, in 1964, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from the Catholic University of Milan, with a specialization in the manufacturing processes. He is also CPIM certified with the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) in Paris, France.

Ricardo De-Sa-Earp
Ricardo De-Sa-Earp
Executive Vice President, Analog Sub-Group, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group

Ricardo De Sa Earp is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, General-Purpose Microcontroller Sub-Group Vice President and has held this position since January 2022.

De Sa Earp started his career with Philips Consumer Electronics in Sao Paulo, Brazil, working in TV design. In 1993, he moved to the Electronics Division of Valeo, where he held positions in marketing and project management. De Sa Earp joined ST in 1997 as Strategic Marketing Manager in the ASD&IPAD Division at ST Tours (France). In 2003, he was promoted to the position of ASD&IPAD Division General Manager and successfully led the Division for 15 years. In 2018, De Sa Earp was appointed Group Vice President and General Manager of the Microcontrollers Division within ST’s Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group.

Ricardo De Sa Earp was born in Petropolis, Brazil, in 1963. He graduated in Electronic Engineering from the Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, and completed his master’s degree in Electronic Engineering at the Technical University of Eindhoven, Holland. De Sa Earp also holds an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Franck Freymond
Franck Freymond
Executive Vice President, Chief Audit & Risk Executive

Franck Freymond is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, Chief Audit & Risk Executive, and has held this role since March 2019.

Freymond started his career with Credit Suisse Group in 1992 as credit analyst/assistant account manager and then became manager in charge of financing solutions for specific segments of Swiss Corporates. In 2000, he joined EY (Ernst & Young) in Switzerland as manager in the Risk Advisory service line and was promoted Regional Leader and member of the service line leadership team in 2004. In those roles, Freymond advised multi-national companies globally in a wide cross-section of industries in governance, risk management, internal control, and internal audit matters. In 2010, he joined STMicroelectronics as Group Vice President, Chief Audit Executive in charge of the Corporate Audit function. Freymond’s scope of responsibilities was subsequently extended to Enterprise Risk Management and Resilience Management, including business continuity and crisis management.

Freymond served as Chairman of STMicroelectronics’ Corporate Ethics Committee from 2012 to 2018.

Franck Freymond was born in Morges near Lausanne, Switzerland in 1968. He holds a Master of Science in Management from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland) and various professional certifications in internal audit and risk management assurance.

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Fabrice Gomez
Executive Vice President, Head of Back-End Manufacturing & Technology

Fabrice Gomez is Executive Vice President, Head of ST’s Back-End Manufacturing & Technology organization. He has held this position since July 2023.

Gomez started his career as a project manager at Solectron in 1992. He worked as General Manager and Sales Director for European PCB manufacturer Ruwel from 2001 to 2005, when he joined global EMS provider Flextronics, earning promotions to become Head of Operations in Bordeaux, France, in 2007. After two years with another EMS heavyweight Celestica, Gomez served as Managing Director for First Solar, a leading manufacturer of photovoltaic solar modules and systems in Vietnam. In 2012, he joined ST as General Manager of the back-end fab in Bouskoura, Morocco, one of the Company’s key manufacturing sites with high-volume production for Automotive, Industrial, and Consumer markets.

Fabrice Gomez was born in Bordeaux, France, in 1968. He holds an engineering degree in microelectronics from the Ecole Nationale Supérieur d’Electronique et Radio in Bordeaux and a CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) certification from the Association for Supply Chain Management.

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Frédérique Le Grevès
Executive Vice President, Europe & France Public Affairs President, STMicroelectronics France

Frédérique Le Grevès is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, Europe and France Public Affairs. She has also held the position of President of STMicroelectronics France since March 2021.

In 1990, Le Grevès started her career in marketing and communication for various international companies in Europe and in the US. From 1995 to 2003, she worked at Aptiv (ex-Delphi Automotive) as EMEA Communication Director. In 2003, Le Grevès joined Nissan Motors as VP Communication for Europe and in 2004, she moved to Los Angeles as VP Communications for Nissan Americas. Le Grevès returned to France in 2008 and joined the Renault Group as Global VP for Corporate Communication. Two years later, she expanded her role to Global VP of Communications and Deputy to the Chief Marketing and Communication officer. In 2011, Le Grevès was appointed Chief of Staff for the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Chairman and CEO. More recently, she worked as senior advisor for several companies helping on corporate effectiveness, operations efficiency, and brand reputation.

In April 2022, Le Grevès was appointed President of the “Electronic Industry” sector strategic committee in France and Vice President of the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) in December 2023. She is also an independent board member of the Supervisory Board of TRIGO Holding since May 2021 and sits on the Strategic Board of Clinatec since October 2021.

Frédérique Le Grevès was promoted Knight of the Legion of Honor by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in January 2023.

Born in Suresnes, France, in 1967, Frédérique Le Grevès graduated with a master’s degree in business management from the Paris School of Business (1991) and graduated from the Senior Executive Program at the London Business School (2019).

Claudia Levo
Claudia Levo
Executive Vice President, Integrated Marketing & Communications

Claudia Levo is Executive Vice President at STMicroelectronics with responsibility, since June 2018, for integrated Marketing & Communications strategies and plans. Her responsibilities encompass corporate communications, including PR, media and industry analyst relations, marketing communications and digital marketing.

Levo began her career in 1993, with Marconi, a global telecommunications company, where she had responsibility for a number of management roles within the Communication function, including marketing communications and internal and external communications across wide geographies. In 2005, Levo managed the communication activities related to the integration of Marconi with Ericsson, and was subsequently appointed Vice President for Communications at the newly formed Ericsson Multimedia Business Unit. In 2008, Levo was appointed Vice President Communications at Italtel. In early 2009 she joined ST-Ericsson, the wireless joint venture between STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, as Senior Vice President and head of Global Communications. In this capacity, she has successfully built the Global Communication function covering marketing and portfolio communication, public and media relations, investor relations and internal communication.

Claudia Levo was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1965, and holds a language school diploma (Liceo Linguistico) in English and Russian.

Matteo Lo Presti
Matteo Lo Presti
Executive Vice President, Analog Sub-Group, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group

Matteo Lo Presti is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, General Manager of the Analog Sub-Group and has held this position since January 2016.

Lo Presti joined the Advanced Research Group of SGS-Thomson Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) in 1994 and was appointed Head of Fuzzy Logic R&D four years later. From 2002 to 2004, Lo Presti led the marketing and application labs for the Industrial and Automotive market segments in ST’s Emerging Markets. He gained responsibility for the Company’s Systems Lab in 2004 and the Subsystem Product Group and Technical Marketing for the Industrial & Multisegment Sector were added to his mandate in 2008 and 2009, respectively. In 2012, Lo Presti was promoted to Group Vice President, General Manager, Industrial and Power Conversion Division.

From 1996 to 2004, Lo Presti served as a visiting professor at the University of Messina (Italy) and the University of Catania (Italy). He has authored more than 40 international publications and holds several industrial patents.

Matteo Lo Presti was born in Misterbianco, Italy, in 1965, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Catania

Laurent Malier
Laurent Malier
Executive Vice President, Digital Front-End Manufacturing and Technology

Laurent Malier is Executive Vice President of STMicroelectronics, Digital Front-End Manufacturing and Technology, and has held this position since January 2022. He manages ST’s manufacturing operations in Crolles and Rousset, as well as Technology R&D and Design Enablement for the Company’s Digital, Imaging, RF, Non-Volatile Memory, and Smart Power technologies.

After several years of research in chemical physics, Malier worked at the French Ministry of Defence from 1995 to 2000. He then joined Alcatel Optronics, first to lead new-product development and later managed semiconductor activities. Malier was appointed Front-End R&D and Manufacturing Director for Avanex Group that merged Alcatel’s and Corning’s opto-electronics operations in 2003. In 2005, he joined the French technology research center CEA-LETI as deputy director, Strategy and Programs, and became CEO of LETI in 2006. In 2015, Malier joined ST to drive the Company’s Digital Technology R&D. He was promoted to Group VP, RF & Communication sub-group in 2020.

Malier was elected as Member of the French “Académie des Technologies” in 2019. He has authored 29 publications in physics and solid-state chemistry.

Laurent Malier was born in Paris, France, in 1967. He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and has a PhD in Physics from Paris-Saclay University.

Edoardo Merli
Edoardo Merli
Executive Vice President, Power Transistor Sub-Group, Analog, Power & Discrete, MEMS and Sensors Group

Edoardo Merli is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, Power Transistor Sub-Group Vice President and has held this position since January 2022.

Merli joined STMicroelectronics in 1998 as Head of System Architecture in the Telecom Wireline Division. In 2002, he formed and led ST’s WLAN Business Unit. Merli was appointed Director of the Automotive Product Group in 2007, where he took responsibility for the RF Competence Center & Connectivity Business Unit and subsequently for the Car Radio Business Unit. In 2012, Merli was promoted to Marketing & Application Director for ST’s Automotive and Discrete Group in Greater China and South Asia. In 2016, his responsibilities were extended to include the Company’s automotive activities in Korea. In 2017, Merli was promoted to Power Transistor Macro-Division General Manager and Group Vice President of ST’s Automotive and Discrete Group.

Merli has filed several patents on ADSL, multi-service routers, switches, and throughput management, and authored numerous publications in the areas of Telecommunications, Automotive, and Connectivity.

Edoardo Merli was born in Parma, Italy, in 1962, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Bologna in 1989.

Hiroshi Noguchi
Hiroshi Noguchi
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific Region excluding China (APeC)

Hiroshi Noguchi is Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing for STMicroelectronics’ Asia Pacific Region excluding China (APeC) and has held this position since January 1st, 2022.  

Noguchi started his career as an optics engineer in Bell Labs at Lucent Technologies in 1999. He joined ST Japan in 2007 as a Motion MEMS marketing engineer. In 2011, Noguchi was promoted to Senior Marketing Manager for ST’s Advanced Analog group. Since 2015, he has served as Director of Analog, MEMS & Sensor group in Japan contributing to significant business growth and strengthening ST’s market leadership in Japan. In 2017, Noguchi was appointed Country Manager for ST Japan.

Hiroshi Noguchi was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1975. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and from Stanford University with a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

Giuseppe Notarnicola
Giuseppe Notarnicola
Executive Vice President, Treasury, Insurance, M&A, IP BU and Italy Public Affairs

Giuseppe Notarnicola is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President responsible for managing Corporate Treasury, a position he has held since January 2006. His responsibilities were expanded in 2013 to include Insurance and in 2018 to include M&A, IP Business Unit and Public Affairs for Italy.

Notarnicola started his career with Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (BNL), one of Italy’s largest banks, in 1987. At BNL, he managed financial operations in Singapore, the Financial Department of the London branch, the global Head Office, financial advisory arm for corporate and institutional customers, and in 2004, was promoted Head of Large Corporate clients. Notarnicola joined ST in 2006, when he initiated the Company’s relationship with the European Investment Bank and managed the financing aspects of ST’s Flash memory business spin-out, as well as all the Company’s strategic funding in the capital markets.

Notarnicola is President of ST Italy and a board member of several other ST affiliates.

Giuseppe Notarnicola was born in Codroipo near Udine, Italy, in 1961. He graduated cum laude in Business Administration from the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy.

Rino Peruzzi
Rino Peruzzi
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Americas and Global Key Account Organization

Rino Peruzzi is Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Americas and Global Key Account Organization, and has held this combined position since August 2022.

Peruzzi began his career in Electronics at Micom Communications Systems in 1984, moved to Macom, Inc in 1989, and into the storage sector in 1990, with StorageTek, Maxtor, and Seagate Technology. In 1998 he joined ST as an account executive in the Storage Business Unit, where he earned ST Samsung Electronics’ Presidential Award. Peruzzi was promoted to Key Account Manager in 2000 and Director of Sales for Worldwide Storage Business in 2003. He was promoted to VP Worldwide Storage Sales (2008) and VP Sales for the Consumer Business Unit (2011), before being appointed VP Global Key Accounts (GKAs) in 2012. Here, he assembled a global organization and grew a key account's revenue to become ST’s biggest. In 2014 Peruzzi's perimeter expanded to include both GKA and EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services). In 2018 Peruzzi was promoted to the CEO’s staff as Group VP of GKAs and became Executive VP GKAs Sales and Marketing Regions in 2021.

Rino Peruzzi was born in Buffalo, New York (USA), in 1965. He is currently pursuing his MBA from York St John University.

Chouaib Rokbi
Chouaib Rokbi
Executive Vice President, Digital Transformation and Information Technology, Head of Corporate Development

Chouaib Rokbi is Executive Vice President, Digital Transformation and Information Technology at STMicroelectronics and has held this position since January 2022. His mandate was expanded in early 2023 to include Corporate Development, encompassing the Company’s business planning, M&A opportunities, corporate partnerships, and strategic alliances.

Rokbi started his career in Tamrock, Sandvik’s hard-rock mining division, in 1995 as the design manager for small-size mining rigs, where he successfully led the redesign to reduce the cost of the equipment line. After earning his MBA in 2000, he joined STMicroelectronics as the industrial controller for the Rousset plant in France. Four years later, Rokbi’s controlling responsibilities were expanded to cover all of ST’s front-end manufacturing operations. Between 2007 and 2018, he held senior positions in financial control, efficiency improvement programs, and corporate strategic initiatives. In 2018, Rokbi was appointed Chief Transformation Officer with the mission to rebuild the Company’s main operational processes, including Supply Chain, Product Lifecycle Management, and Manufacturing Analytics, leveraging state-of-the-art digital technologies.

Chouaib Rokbi was born in Lyon, France in 1971, and holds a degree in mechanical engineering from INSA Lyon and an MBA from Emlyon Business School in Lyon.

Bertrand Stoltz
Bertrand Stoltz
Executive Vice President, Finance, Global Business Services and Financial System, Asia Public Affairs

Bertrand Stoltz is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President in charge of Finance, Global Business Services and Financial System, as well as ST’s Asia Public Affairs, and has held both roles since April 2022.

Stoltz started his career at Finance of SGS-Thomson (now ST) in Tours, France, in 1994. From 1999 to 2002, he worked at the Company’s headquarters in Corporate Strategic Planning and Corporate Internal Audit. In 2002, Stoltz moved to Singapore to lead ST’s Asia Internal Audit team and became Head of Finance at ST Singapore in 2005. Stoltz was subsequently promoted to Group Vice President, expanding his mandate to cover Asia, Americas, France, Italy, and most recently all local financial reporting and regional business control worldwide.

Managing Director for ST’s Singapore entities and a Board Member at several other ST affiliates, Stoltz also serves as Advisor to the French Government on Foreign Trade in Singapore.

Bertrand Stoltz was born in Moulins, France, in 1970. He holds an honour’s degree with a major in finance from the Institute of Political Studies in Lyon. He also graduated with a degree from the University Business School in Tours, and the International Executive Program of INSEAD.

geoff west
Geoff West
Executive Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer

Geoff West is ST’s Executive Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, and has been responsible for the Company’s Global Procurement Organization since 2016.

West started his career as a fab accountant working for Plessey Semiconductors for seven years before joining SGS-THOMSON (now ST) as a Business Unit Controller in Bristol, UK, in 1993. Following controller roles of increasing responsibility in the US and France, he was appointed Group VP Manufacturing and Technology, Financial Control based in Rousset, France. In 2011, West was promoted to Vice President Finance and CFO for ST’s America Region, with European responsibility added in 2013. In that year, he was appointed General Manager Wafer Foundry Organization, managing the procurement of external manufacturing services including engineering, quality, and the supply chain. In 2016, West became Head of Global Sourcing, responsible for the development and implementation of ST’s corporate sourcing strategies.

Geoff West was born in Warwick, England, in 1963. He holds a BA degree in Business Studies from the University of Plymouth, UK and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Nicolas Yackowlew
Nicolas Yackowlew
Executive Vice President, Product Quality & Reliability

Nicolas Yackowlew is Executive Vice President, Product Quality & Reliability at STMicroelectronics and has held this position since August 2018.

Yackowlew began his career in 1996 as Product Quality Engineer at ST. He has successfully driven Quality and Reliability departments for many years at both the Division and Group levels. Yackowlew was promoted Division Quality & Reliability Manager in 2006 leading quality for Serial Non Volatile Memory. Three years later, he was appointed Quality & Reliability Director in charge of the Quality for Memory, Microcontrollers and Secured MCUs. In 2016, Yackowlew took the responsibility of Quality & Reliability for the Microcontroller and Digital ICs Group (MDG).

Nicolas Yackowlew was born in Mulhouse (France) in 1969 and graduated with a degree in Chemistry from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France.