LONDON - Singapore chip packaging company STATS ChipPAC has appointed semiconductor veteran Pasquale Pistorio to its board of directors, effective July 1.
Pistorio was chairman and CEO of STMicroelectronics from its formation in 1987 building the company up to a top five position and has served as honorary chairman since his retirement in 2005. During his time in charge at ST Pistorio put down a considerable manufacturing footprint for the company in Singapore.
He has served as a non-executive director on numerous boards including those of Telecom Italia Mobile, where he has also been chairman, Fiat and Singapore's Chartered Semiconductor until its sale to Globalfoundries Inc.
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