STMicroelectronics Receives IEEE Standards Association Corporate
Award for 2012
GENEVA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/12 -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE:
STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the
spectrum of electronics applications, today announced it has been
awarded the prestigious 2012 Corporate Award from the IEEE Standards
Association (IEEE-SA) in recognition of its outstanding leadership
and contributions to the development and advancement of standards in
electrical and electronics engineering.
"Worldwide, IEEE standards are at work today advancing technology to
the marketplace for the benefit of humanity, and it is industry
partners such as STMicroelectronics who drive these standards to
fruition," said Steve Mills, President, IEEE Standards Association.
"STMicroelectronics deserves a hearty congratulations for receiving
the 2012 IEEE-SA Corporate Award. We are proud to recognize
STMicroelectronics for its work in standards development, as it
applies to semiconductor solutions, and for its commitment to the
value of standards in bringing about the world that humankind
"ST has been a long-standing contributor and a driving force behind a
wide spectrum of IEEE standards, from the wireless LAN specifications
to home networking and power-line communications," said Joel Huloux,
Director, Standardization & Industry Alliances Unit, Corporate
Strategy Development, STMicroelectronics. "It is a great honor to be
recognized for our role in the development of technologies that make
a positive and innovative contribution to people's life."
In addition to making technical contributions, ST holds membership on
the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group, and has employees who hold
individual memberships on the IEEE-SA Standards Board and the IEEE-SA
Strategic Planning & Portfolio Management Committee.
Among the industry's most innovative companies, ST owns over 21,500
patents and pending patent applications and maintains an unwavering
commitment to R&D, with almost one quarter of its revenue invested in
R&D in 2011.
The prestigious award was presented at the 2012 IEEE-SA Awards
ceremony to Oleg Logvinov, Member of the IEEE-SA Standards Board, the
IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group, and Director of Market Development
at ST's Industrial & Power Conversion Division.
About the IEEE Standards Association
The IEEE Standards Association, a globally recognized
standards-setting body within IEEE, develops consensus standards
through an open process that engages industry and brings together a
broad stakeholder community. IEEE standards set specifications and
best practices based on current scientific and technological
knowledge. The IEEE-SA has a portfolio of over 900 active standards
and more than 500 standards under development. For more information
IEEE, a large, global technical professional organization is
dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
Through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology
standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE is the
trusted voice on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace
systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering,
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ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers
across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and
embedded processing solutions. From energy management and savings to
trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart
consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play,
ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and
innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from
technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
In 2011, the Company's net revenues were $9.73 billion. Further
information on ST can be found at www.st.com.
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