President and Chief Executive Officer
Carlo Bozotti is President and Chief Executive Officer of STMicroelectronics and has held this position since March 2005. He is the Sole Member of the Management Board and chairs the Company’s Corporate Strategic Committee. Bozotti also serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors at ST-Ericsson SA.
Bozotti joined SGS-ATES (later renamed SGS Microelettronica), a predecessor company to STMicroelectronics, in 1977. Ten years later, when SGS Microelettronica of Italy merged with Thomson Semiconducteurs of France to form a new European champion, which is today STMicroelectronics and is among the leading semiconductor companies worldwide, Bozotti became General Manager of the Telecom Product Division. Subsequently, he was promoted to Director of Corporate Strategic Marketing and Key Accounts and, later, to Corporate Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Americas. In 1994, Bozotti was appointed Corporate Vice President for Europe and the Headquarters Regions, overseeing the Company’s sales in Europe, as well as sales to key customers and strategic marketing worldwide. From 1998 to 2005, Bozotti served as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Memory Products Group.
Leveraging ST’s deep understanding of client and market needs, through the years Bozotti has contributed to forging a number of strategic customer alliances and joint ventures with other industry leaders in different market segments. In late 2012, Bozotti announced a new strategic plan realigning the Company with changing market dynamics and announcing the decision to exit from ST-Ericsson after a transition period. The new ST focuses on two key pillars - Sense and Power and Automotive products and Embedded Processing Solutions – with five growth drivers: MEMS and sensors, smart power, automotive products, microcontrollers, and application processors including digital consumer.In 2011, Bozotti began a second (non-consecutive) term as the President of the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA).
Carlo Bozotti was born in Noviglio, near Milan, Italy, in 1952, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pavia, Italy.Updated January 2013