CEO & General Manager of STMicroelectronics Italy
Carmelo Papa is Chief Executive Officer, as well as General Manager of STMicroelectronics Italy, the Group’s Italian subsidiary, and has held this role since April 2016. He also leads Subsystem Product Group business unit.
Papa started his professional career with International Computers Limited. He joined SGS Microelettronica, a predecessor company to STMicroelectronics, in 1983, and three years later was promoted to Director of Product Marketing and Customer Service for Transistors and Standard ICs. In 2000, Papa was appointed Corporate Vice President, responsible for ST’s sales and marketing in Emerging Markets. In 2005, he was chosen to lead the Micro, Power and Analog Group and his mandate was expanded in 2007 as head of the Industrial & Multisegment Sector. In January 2012, Papa was appointed General Manager of ST’s Industrial & Power Group.
Papa is currently serving his third term as Chairman of the European Platform on Smart Systems (EPoSS), an industry-driven initiative focused on innovation in nanotechnologies and smart systems integration. He also holds chairs in banks, universities and associations bound to regional territory development.
Carmelo Papa was born in Castiglione di Sicilia, Italy, in 1949, and graduated with a degree in Nuclear Physics from the University of Catania.