Wolfspeed, a global leader in Silicon Carbide technology, announced that Jeff Ferraro has joined the company as Vice President of Enterprise Supply Chain and Procurement, effective March 14. Mr. Ferraro joins Wolfspeed from Texas Instruments and has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, including supply chain and financial management. Based out of Durham, North Carolina, Mr. Ferraro will report directly to Rex Felton, SVP of Global Operations.
“Jeff brings an unparalleled wealth of knowledge of operational logistics and expertise over his decades working in the semiconductor industry,” said Rex Felton, SVP of Global Operations. “With an impressive background spanning the full range of operational efforts —finance, business planning, supply chain and logistics—he is the ideal fit to join our operations leadership team to support Wolfspeed as it leads the industry-wide transformation from silicon to Silicon Carbide.”
This addition to Wolfspeed’s team of seasoned semiconductor operations professionals, paired with the expansion of production capability for Silicon Carbide materials and devices in New York and North Carolina will support the company’s rapid growth.
At Texas Instruments, Mr. Ferraro previously held the titles of Manager of Business Planning and Operations, Director of Finance and Operations, and most recently Director of Supply Chain and Logistics, in which he was responsible for a complex network of logistic operations supporting manufacturing to product distribution, including global import and export compliance.