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 Johan Lodenius to senior vice president of marketing and product management for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.
In his new role, Lodenius will oversee all aspects of marketing for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, including strategic development, product management and definition, and marketing communications. In addition, Lodenius will be responsible for new business development and competitive analysis.
"Johan possesses a unique combination of industry expertise and leadership ability that supports the continued growth of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies," said Don Schrock, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. "We are pleased to acknowledge Johan's outstanding achievements and look forward to his continued success in bringing competitive, innovative CDMA products to market quickly."
Lodenius joined Qualcomm in 1996 as director of marketing. Since January 1998, Lodenius has served as Qualcomm CDMA Technologies' vice president of marketing and product management, where he led the division in achieving record growth and significant market expansion. Before joining Qualcomm, Lodenius worked with LSI Logic Corporation, where he was business development manager for the company's worldwide communications products. He also held product management and engineering positions with Ericsson Radio Systems and Ericsson Components in Sweden.
A native of Sweden, Lodenius received a bachelor's of science degree in electronics and computer technology from the Lund Institute of Technology, and holds a certificate in marketing from Ericsson and the IHM Marketing Institute in Stockholm. He is also the inventor of patented digital wireless communications intellectual property.
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.
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