Marco Chisari


Marco Chisari is an Executive Vice President, head of SSIC (Samsung Semiconductor Innovation Center) and head of its U.S. Foundry Business in Samsung’s U.S. subsidiary, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Mr. Chisari has over 25 years of experience with global Fortune 500 organizations such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Mubadala, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, JPMorgan, and STMicroelectronics where he developed his expertise in both investment banking and buyside, with particular focus on the semiconductor industry.

Most recently, Mr. Chisari was a member of Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Managing Director, Global Head of Semiconductor and Mobility investment banking. In this role, he advised on different transactions, including the $35bn acquisition of Xilinx by AMD, the $22bn acquisition by Analog Devices of Maxim, the $9bn sale of Intel NAND business to Hynix, the $10bn acquisition of Cypress by Infineon, the $4.6bn acquisition of Osram by AMS, Marvell acquisitions of Aquantia and Avera as well a large number of debt financing, IPO and equity-link transactions. Prior to BAML, Mr. Chisari was head of mergers and acquisitions at Credit Suisse in San Francisco and worked on a variety of semiconductor and software transactions. Before Credit Suisse, while at Mubadala, he contributed in the investment and formation of GLOBALFOUDNRIES from its inception.

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