Executive Committee

 

 

Jean Marc CheryJEAN MARC CHERY

President & CEO

Jean-Marc Chery is STMicroelectronics’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. He is the Sole Member of ST’s Managing Board and chairs its Executive Committee.

Chery began his career in the Quality organization of Matra, the French engineering group. In 1986, he joined Thomson Semiconducteurs, which subsequently became ST, and held various management positions in product planning and manufacturing, rising to lead ST’s wafer fabs in Tours, France, and later in Rousset, France. In 2005, Chery led the company-wide 6-inch wafer-production restructuring program before taking charge of ST’s Front-End Manufacturing operations in Asia Pacific. In 2008, he was promoted to Chief Technology Officer and assumed additional responsibilities for Manufacturing and Quality (2011) and the Digital Product Sector (2012). In 2014, Chery was appointed ST’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for Technology and Manufacturing operations. In July 2017, Chery was appointed Deputy CEO with overall responsibility for Technology and Manufacturing, as well as for Sales and Marketing operations.

Chery currently chairs the board of directors of STS, ST’s manufacturing joint venture in China, and holds a board membership at the European microelectronics R&D program AENEAS.

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.

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Orio BellezzaORIO BELLEZZA

President, Technology, Manufacturing and Quality

Orio Bellezza is STMicroelectronics’ President, Technology, Manufacturing and Quality, and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. He has been responsible for Front-End Manufacturing since 2008 and his mandate has been expanded to cover ST’s technology, manufacturing operations, supply chain, and quality. Bellezza is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Bellezza joined SGS-ATES, a predecessor company to STMicroelectronics, in 1984 as a fab process engineer. He soon moved to ST’s Central R&D organization and participated in several key projects, including the introduction of process technology modules for manufacturing sub-micron non-volatile memories. In 1996, Bellezza was appointed Director of ST’s R&D facility in Agrate and led its upgrade and expansion into a manufacturing and development center for non-volatile memory and smart-power technologies. In 2002, he became Vice President of Central R&D, and in 2005, was appointed Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Front-End Technology and Manufacturing.

Bellezza has published technical papers and earned several patents in non-volatile memories.

Orio Bellezza was born in Bergamo, Italy, in 1959, and graduated cum laude with a degree in Chemistry from the University of Milan, Italy.

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Philippe BrunPHILIPPE BRUN

President Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility

Philippe Brun is President of STMicroelectronics’ Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility. Responsible for HR at ST since August 2012, his mission has been expanded to cover the Company’s social responsibility, environment, health and safety, internal communication, and Corporate security. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee.

Brun started his career at the Pechiney Group. In 1986, he joined Thomson Semiconducteurs, a predecessor to STMicroelectronics, as a back-end process engineer. From 1989 to 1996, Brun managed Human Resources at the Grenoble, France site and served as Site Director at the Company’s St. Genis facility (France). In 1996, he was promoted to Human Resources Director responsible for over 10,000 employees in ST’s manufacturing organization worldwide.  From 1999 to 2010, Brun served as Fab Operations and Site Director at ST’s plant in Rousset, France. In January 2011, he was appointed Group VP for execution excellence in ST’s Front-End Manufacturing organization.

Philippe Brun was born in Lyon, France, in 1958. He earned an engineering degree from France’s Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM). He also holds a Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado and a management degree from the IFG School of Business (France).

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Claude Dardanne

MARCO CASSIS

President, Sales, Marketing, Communications and
Strategy Development

Marco Cassis is STMicroelectronics’ President, Sales, Marketing, Communications and Strategy Development and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Cassis joined SGS-Thomson Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) as a car-radio chip designer in 1987. Six years later, he moved to Japan to help expand ST’s audio business with major Japanese players and contributed to the establishment of ST’s strategic alliance with Pioneer. In 2000, Cassis took charge of the Audio Business Unit and was subsequently promoted to Director of Audio and Automotive Group. In 2004, Cassis was named Vice President of Marketing for automotive, computer peripheral, and telecom products and in 2005, he advanced to Vice President of the Automotive Segment Group and joined the Board of STMicroelectronics K.K., ST’s Japanese subsidiary. Cassis was promoted to lead ST’s operations in Japan in 2005 and his mandate was expanded to include Korea in 2010 and Greater China and South Asia in 2016, when he was appointed President of ST’s Asia Pacific Region. In 2017, Cassis was promoted President, Global Sales and Marketing.

Marco Cassis was born in Treviso, Italy, in 1963, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy.

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Claude Dardanne

CLAUDE DARDANNE

President, Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group

Claude Dardanne is STMicroelectronics’ President, Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group, and has held this position since January 2016. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Dardanne started his career with Thomson Semiconducteurs, a predecessor company to ST. From 1982, he was responsible for microcontroller and microprocessor marketing. Between 1989 and 1994, Dardanne was Marketing Director at Apple Computer and Alcatel-Mietec. In 1994, he rejoined ST as Director of Central Marketing for the Memory Products Group, became Head of the EEPROM Division in 1998, and was later appointed Group Deputy General Manager and Head of the Smart Card Division. ST consolidated its Microcontroller, Memory, and Secure MCU (MMS) activities in 2007 and appointed Dardanne Corporate Vice President and the MMS General Manager. Under his leadership, MMS has become a key asset in revenue and market-share growth and profitability and a worldwide leader in the microcontroller market.

Claude Dardanne was born near Limoges, France, in 1952, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Génie Electrique in Rouen, France.

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Lorenzo GrandiLORENZO GRANDI

President, Finance, Infrastructure and Services
Chief Financial Officer

Lorenzo Grandi is STMicroelectronics’ President, Finance, Infrastructure and Services, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. Grandi’s overall responsibilities at ST encompass, in addition to Finance and Business Control, Capital Investment Control and Planning, Global Procurement, Information and Communication Technology, and Investor Relations. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Grandi joined SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) in 1987 as a R&D process engineer. In 1990, he moved to ST’s Memory Product Group (MPG) as Financial Analyst. In 1995, Grandi was promoted to the position of Group Controller of the Memory Product Group contributing to the expansion of ST’s flash memory business. In 2005, Grandi joined the ST’s Corporate Finance organization taking responsibility for Budgeting and Reporting. In 2012, Grandi was promoted to Corporate Vice President in charge of Corporate Control.

Lorenzo Grandi was born in Sondrio, Italy, in 1961. He graduated cum laude in Physics from the University of Modena, Italy, and holds a MBA from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy.

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MontiMARCO MARIA MONTI

President, Automotive and Discrete Group

Marco Monti is STMicroelectronics’ President, Automotive and Discrete Group. The head of ST’s Automotive Product Group since 2012, his mandate was expanded to include discrete and power transistor products in January 2016. Monti is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Monti joined ST in Central R&D in 1986 and transferred to the Automotive Division in 1988, where he designed automotive ICs incorporating smart-power technologies. He moved to Japan in 1990 working on a co-development activity designing a noise-reduction system for audio applications. Subsequently, Monti transferred into marketing, contributing to the expansion of ST’s automotive business in Japan. In 2000, he became the marketing manager for ST’s Automotive Division and started the Company’s automotive microprocessor business two years later. In 2004, Monti was promoted to Division General Manager for Powertrain, Safety, and Chassis products, and he took responsibility for the Automotive Electronics Division in 2009. Then, in 2012, Monti was appointed Executive Vice President, General Manager of ST’s Automotive Product Group.

Marco Monti was born in Milan, Italy, in 1961. He graduated cum laude in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan and earned a PhD in Electronics from the University of Pavia, Italy.

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Steven Rose

STEVEN ROSE

President, Legal Counsel

Steven Rose is STMicroelectronics’ President, Legal Counsel, and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. He has been in charge of the ST’s legal affairs since 2013. Rose is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Rose started his career as a corporate attorney at the law firm Gardere & Wynne in Dallas, Texas, providing legal advice and services to public and private companies. He joined SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) in 1991 as the Associate General Counsel for the U.S. subsidiary, STMicroelectronics, Inc. 

In 2006, Rose was appointed to serve as the Senior Associate General Counsel for the Americas, Greater China & South Asia, and Japan & Korea regions, in addition to serving as Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel and a Director of
STMicroelectronics, Inc. 

Steven Rose was born in Wichita, Kansas (USA), in 1962. He obtained a degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

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Benedetto VignaBenedetto VIGNA

President, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group

Benedetto Vigna is STMicroelectronics’ President, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group, and has held this position since January 2016. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Vigna joined ST in 1995 and launched the Company’s efforts in MEMS. Under his guidance, ST’s MEMS sensors established the Company’s leadership with large OEMs in motion-activated user interfaces. Vigna has piloted ST’s successful moves into microphones, e-compasses, and touch-screen controllers, as well as environmental sensors, micro-actuators, industrial and automotive sensors, and low-power radios for IoT. Vigna’s mandate was further expanded with analog ICs and RF products (2011) and smart-power devices for OEMs and mass market (2016). ST’s Imaging division moved under his management in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Vigna has more than 170 patents on micromachining, authored numerous publications, and sits on the boards of several EU-funded programs. Vigna’s contributions to the industry have been recognized with the MEMS Industry Group’s Executive of the Year Award (2013), the European SEMI Award (2013), the IEEE Frederik Philips Award (2015), and Manager of the Year 2017 by German magazine Markt & Technik.

Benedetto Vigna was born in Potenza, Italy, in 1969, and graduated with a degree in Subnuclear Physics from the University of Pisa, Italy.

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