President, Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility
Georges Penalver is STMicroelectronics’ President, Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility, and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. His overall responsibilities include Human Resources, Corporate Security, Public Affairs in France and EU. Penalver is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.
Penalver started his career in 1980 with Sagem, where he developed the Broadband Communications Business. In 2001, Penalver was appointed to Sagem’s Management Board and served as Deputy CEO, pushing the mass development of mobile and Internet services. In 2005, he joined the France Telecom Orange Group as Deputy CEO for Strategy and Business Development, responsible, at the group level, for product marketing and service management in France Telecom Orange, product creation and development for the entire group, and Orange Labs’ activities worldwide. In 2011, Penalver used his extensive experience to become a co-founder and managing partner of Cathaya Capital Fund until July 2012. He joined ST in 2012 and subsequently served as Chief Strategy Officer and President, Strategy, Communication, Human Resources and Quality.
Penalver was installed as a Knight of the French "Ordre National du Mérite” in 2003.
Georges Penalver is a French citizen born in Meknès, Morocco, in 1956. He holds a degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (Gold) and from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris.
Updated June 2018
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