ST Appoints Johan Danneels as Telecom Group GM

July 31, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

STMicroelectronics Inc. (ST, Geneva, Switzerland) announced the appointment of Johan Danneels to the position of General Manager of ST's Telecom Group, and as Vice President and Deputy General Manager of its Telecom, Peripheral and Automotive groups. Danneels, who is the former CEO of Alcatel Microelectronics, brings more than 25 years of telecom experience and will have overall responsibility for ST's differentiated products for telecommunications markets, including those for access, network, cellular terminal and cellular infrastructure applications.

"ST is one of the world's leading semiconductor vendors and has a substantial portfolio of leading-edge technologies and a world-class manufacturing infrastructure. The addition of these design teams from Alcatel Microelectronics will further strengthen ST's position at the forefront of system-on-chip development for telecommunications markets," commented Danneels.