STMicroelectronics Appoints Jean-Marc Chery as Chief Operating Officer
GENEVA, April 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STMicroelectronics
(NYSE:STM)announced today the appointment of Jean-Marc Chery as Chief
Operating Officer. Chery currently serves as Executive Vice President and
General Manager, Embedded Processing Solutions (EPS). He will continue to
report to Carlo Bozotti, ST's President and Chief Executive Officer.
In this new role, Chery will continue to hold overall responsibility for EPS
as well as for central manufacturing operations at ST, which include Packaging
and Test Manufacturing. He will also continue in his role of Vice Chairman of
ST's Corporate Strategic Committee.
"Jean-Marc has done an outstanding job serving ST over the past years and is
uniquely qualified for this leadership opportunity" said Carlo Bozotti,
President and Chief Executive Officer, STMicroelectronics. "Both ST and our
customers will benefit from his vision, expertise and relentless drive to lead
the EPS teams to reach their ambitious business goals".
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. 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 Chief Technology Officer
and assumed additional responsibilities for Manufacturing and Quality (2011)
and the Digital Product Sector (2012).
Chery chairs the Board of STS, ST's manufacturing joint venture in China, and
holds board memberships at the European microelectronics R&D programs CATRENE
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.
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 2013, the Company's net revenues were $8.08 billion. Further information on
ST can be found atwww.st.com.
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