Emmanuel Sabonnadière

EVP Division Automotive & Green Industry, Soitec


Since July 2021, Mr. Sabonnadiere has served as the Executive Vice President of the Automotive & Green Industry Division at Soitec, where he also oversees the Strategic Program for Silicon Carbide (SiC).

Prior to this role, from September 2017 to July 2021, Mr. Sabonnadiere held the position of CEO at CEA-Leti, a renowned laboratory in the fields of microelectronics and biotechnology located in Grenoble, France.

Preceding his tenure at CEA-Leti, he served as CEO and Chairman of the Division Professional at Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, based in Amsterdam, for two years. From 2014 to 2016, he was a Senior Associate at the MidCap Private Equity firm Gimv, operating out of Paris, Antwerp, Munich, and The Hague. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sabonnadiere held executive roles including CEO and Chairman of General Cable Europe & Africa in Barcelona. He also served as CEO of NKM Noell GmbH, the German branch of the REEL Group, from 2005 to 2008. Furthermore, he spent five years as Vice President of the Distribution Transformers division at Alstom T&D. His career began in 1992 at Schneider Electric, where he held various positions, including Managing Director of equipment units for a decade.

Mr. Sabonnadiere brings with him extensive experience in innovation, technology, and successful business strategies, with a proven track record spanning over three decades. An advocate for operational excellence, technological innovation, talent management, and inspiring leadership, Mr. Sabonnadiere's profound industry experience positions him as a highly respected and knowledgeable Senior actor in the International business landscape.

Mr. Sabonnadiere holds a PhD in Physics and an engineering degree in Information Technology, both from France, as well as an MBA from France.

03:45 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.

Thursday [24][LID-WORLD] Plenary Session (après-midi)

EVP Division Automotive & Green Industry, Soitec

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