Geoff West Biography
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.