Bernin (Grenoble), France, September 5th, 2019 – Soitec (Euronext Paris), a world leader in designing and manufacturing innovative semiconductor materials, today announces the forthcoming appointment of Sébastien Rouge as Chief Financial Officer. He will take over from Rémy Pierre, who leaves the company. Sébastien Rouge will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Paul Boudre.
“I wish to pay tribute to Rémy’s contribution to turning around Soitec’s finances, and I’m delighted that Sébastien is joining the senior management team. His richly varied career experience and the broad-ranging expertise he has gained at corporate and operational level will be major assets to support the company as it enters a new phase of its development” commented Paul Boudre, Soitec’s Chief Executive Officer.
Sébastien Rouge is a graduate of Edhec Business School. He began his career in 1992 as a financial controller at Faurecia. Five years later he was named CFO of Invensys, before being appointed Graham Packaging’s controller for Europe in 1999. In 2002, he moved to the Alstom group where he was vice-president, finance for southern Europe at Alstom Transport and senior vice-president, finance at Alstom Power. In 2015, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the joint venture between GE and Alstom Nuclear Systems and CFO of Steam Power Systems, an arm of GE Power. Sébastien Rouge is Chief Financial Officer of a listed industrial group.
Soitec (Euronext, Paris) is a world leader in designing and manufacturing innovative semiconductor materials. The company uses its unique technologies to serve the electronics markets. With more than 3,500 patents, Soitec’s strategy is based on disruptive innovation to meet its customers’ needs for products delivering high performance, energy efficiency and cost competitiveness. Soitec has manufacturing facilities, R&D centers and sales offices in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.
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