Laurent Malier Biography
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.