Mr. Bozotti is an international executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the electronics and semiconductor industry.
He has been President and Chief Executive Officer and Sole Member of the Management Board of STMicroelectronics (ST) from 2005 until May 2018, when he retired at ST’s 2018 AGM.
Mr. Bozotti joined SGS-ATES (later renamed SGS Microelettronica), a predecessor company to ST, in 1977, as a product and application engineer.
Ten years later, when SGS of Italy merged with Thomson Semiconductors of France to form a new European champion, which is today ST and is among the leading semiconductor companies worldwide, Bozotti became general manager of ST’s telecom products 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, Mr. Bozotti was appointed corporate vice president for Europe and the headquarters regions, overseeing ST’s sales in Europe, as well as sales to key customers and strategic marketing worldwide. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Bozotti served as corporate vice president and general manager of ST’s memory products group. He also served as Chairman of Numonyx, a memory products joint venture between Intel and ST, from 2008 to 2010.
Mr. Bozotti has been a member of ERT, the European Round Table of Industrialists, from 2005 to 2018.
Currently Mr. Bozotti is Industrial Partner of FSI, one of the largest European country-focused private equity funds. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Besi, a leading supplier of assembly equipment for the global semiconductor and electronics industries, and a member of the Board of Directors of Avnet, one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and solutions.