Executive Vice President
General Manager, Industrial & Multisegment Sector
Carmelo Papa is Executive Vice President and General Manager of STMicroelectronics’ Industrial & Multisegment Sector (IMS) , roles he’s held since January 2007. From January 2012, he also leads the Industrial & Power Discretes Group, within the IMS sector. Papa sits on the Board of Directors of ST New Ventures SA and is a member of the Corporate Strategic Committee.
Papa started his professional career with International Computers Limited. He joined SGS Microelettronica, a predecessor company to STMicroelectronics, in 1983, and three years later was promoted to Director of Product Marketing and Customer Service for Transistors and Standard ICs. In 2000, Papa was appointed Corporate Vice President, responsible for ST’s sales and marketing in Emerging Markets. In 2005, he was chosen to lead the Micro, Power and Analog Group, serving a broad customer base in a large variety of applications with a special emphasis on the industrial segment.
Papa is currently serving his second term as Chairman of the European Platform on Smart Systems, an industry-driven initiative focused on innovation in nanotechnologies and smart systems integration.
Carmelo Papa was born in Castiglione di Sicilia, Italy, in 1949, and graduated with a degree in Nuclear Physics from the University of Catania.
Updated November 2012