Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
Tjerk Hooghiemstra is Executive Vice President of STMicroelectronics, Chief Administrative Officer responsible for Corporate Human Resources, Learning, Legal, Compliance, Internal Communication, Sustainability and Security, as well as for the Intellectual Properties Business Unit. He has held this position since February 2010. He is a member of ST's Corporate Strategic Committee.
Hooghiemstra began his career at AMRO Bank. Later he joined HayGroup, a leading global HR consultancy, where he rose through the ranks to become the European head of HayMcBer, the group's HR and leadership development arm, in 1991. Five years later, Hooghiemstra joined Philips Consumer Electronics as Managing Director of Human Resources. In 2000, he was appointed a member of Royal Philips Electronics' Group Management Committee, responsible for Corporate Human Resources of the 160,000 employee global electronics group. In this position, Hooghiemstra successfully developed global HR processes, policies and tools across all Philips' businesses, establishing leading-edge talent and leadership development programs. In 2007-2009, Hooghiemstra served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, at the Majid Al Futtaim retail and real-estate group in Dubai, UAE.
Tjerk Hooghiemstra was born in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands in 1956. He graduated with a degree in Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Updated March 2012