Executive Vice President
Chief Manufacturing &Technology Officer
General Manager Digital Sector
Jean-Marc Chery is Executive Vice President, Chief Manufacturing & Technology Officer, and General Manager Digital Sector at STMicroelectronics. He has held the Chief Manufacturing and Technology position since January
2008 and became the General Manager of the Digital Sector in September 2012.
Chery leads ST’s Manufacturing & Technology R&D organization and holds overall responsibility for the Company’s Technology R&D including the 12” wafer fab in Crolles, Front-End Manufacturing, Packaging & Test Manufacturing, Product Quality Excellence and Information Technology. He is a member of ST’s Corporate Strategic Committee.
Chery began his career in the Quality organization at Matra, the French engineering group. He joined Thomson Semiconducteurs, a predecessor company to STMicroelectronics, in 1986, and held various management positions in product planning, rising to become General Manager of ST’s wafer fab in Tours, France, in 1993. In 2001, Chery became General Manager of ST’s wafer fabs in Rousset, France. In 2005, he led the company-wide restructuring program for 6-inch wafer manufacturing, before taking charge of ST’s Front-End Manufacturing operations in Asia Pacific.
Chery sits on the boards of ST-Ericsson SA, CATRENE, the European microelectronics R&D programme, and AENEAS (Association for European NanoElectronics Activities).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.
Updated January 2013