Qualcomm names president

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) has announced Cristiano R. Amon, executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and president of QCT, has been promoted to president of Qualcomm Incorporated, effective January 4, 2018, the company said.

In his new role, Amon will formulate and drive key strategies for growing the company in both Qualcomm´s core businesses, as well as new business opportunities. Amon will also continue to lead the QCT business, reporting to Steve Mollenkopf, Chief Executive Officer of Qualcomm Incorporated.

Amon joined Qualcomm in 1995 as an engineer and has subsequently held numerous business and technical leadership roles. For the past five years, Amon has been responsible for Qualcomm´s semiconductor business, first as co-president of QCT and a member of Qualcomm´s executive committee and then as president of QCT for the past two years.

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