GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: ST-NXP Wireless, a new top-three player in semiconductors for wireless communications, offering leading-edge solutions for 2G, 3G, LTE, multimedia, and connectivity, today announced that Pascal Langlois will join the Company as Corporate Vice President, Sales and Marketing, effective September 1, 2008.
Expanding the executive team composed of experienced industry leaders, Langlois, most recently NXP’s Senior Vice President, Global Sales, for the entire Corporation, brings to the joint venture a track record of strong sales management. In the new role, he will report directly to ST-NXP Wireless CEO, Alain Dutheil.
Langlois, who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and CAD Tool Systems from the University of Paris, spent 12 years at VLSI Technology, rising through the ranks to the position of VP and General Manager for Europe, Asia Pacific and Japan. In 1999, he joined Philips Semiconductors as Vice President and General Manager of Sales & Marketing for the Automotive Segment, and was promoted in 2003 to Senior Vice President, Channel Management and Multimarket Semiconductors Sales.
In 2006, Langlois was named Senior Vice President, Global Sales, and a member of the executive management team at NXP, an independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, which contributed its key wireless operations to the recently created joint venture with STMicroelectronics.