SAN DIEGO -- February 23, 2000 -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced the promotion of David Bush to senior vice president of sales for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.
Bush will be responsible for worldwide sales of Qualcomm's CDMA chipset and system software solutions and will oversee Qualcomm CDMA Technologies' application engineering and customer service departments.
"David's extensive sales experience in the telecommunications industry has been a driving force behind Qualcomm CDMA Technologies' growth," said Don Schrock, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. "His unique understanding of our customers and the CDMA market will continue to enhance our position as the leading CDMA chipset and system software supplier."
Bush joined Qualcomm in 1997 as director of sales. Most recently, Bush served as vice president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, establishing local offices and expanding the division's presence in the United States and throughout Asia. Two years ago, Bush also assumed responsibility for the worldwide applications engineering department of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, which provides customer support to bring leading-edge CDMA products to market quickly.
Bush holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto.
Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) is the leading developer and supplier of CDMA chipsets, hardware and software solutions, and tools, with more than 80 million Mobile Station Modem (MSM™) chips shipped worldwide. QCT supplies chipsets to the world's leading CDMA handset and infrastructure manufacturers, including: Acer Peripherals, Inc., ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.; CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.; DENSO CORPORATION; FUJITSU LIMITED; Hitachi, Ltd.; Hyundai Electronics Industries Co., Ltd.; KYOCERA CORPORATION; LG Information and Communications, Ltd.; Samsung Electronics Ltd.; SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.; and TOSHIBA Corporation, among others.
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. The Company's business areas include integrated CDMA chipsets and system software; technology licensing; Eudora® email software for Windows® and Macintosh® computing platforms; and satellite-based systems including OmniTRACS® and portions of the Globalstar™ system. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and is a 1999 FORTUNE 500® company traded on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol QCOM.