SAN DIEGO -- December 6, 2001 -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced the promotion of Jim Doh to vice president and general manager of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) Korea/Taiwan, where he will direct all QCT operations in the Korea and Taiwan regions. Doh was responsible for establishing the local QCT presence in Korea in 1998 and played an instrumental role in the strong growth of QCT's business in Korea and Taiwan. Doh will be relocating to Seoul, Korea in December 2001.
"Under Jim's leadership, QCT has successfully cultivated strategic partnerships with the leading manufacturers in Korea and Taiwan, a region that has become the number one producer of CDMA phones in the world," said Don Schrock, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. "With the energy and commitment to excellence Jim brings to our operations, we look forward to continuing our rewarding collaborative relationship with the manufacturers and operators in the Korea/Taiwan region in driving the worldwide development and expansion of third-generation CDMA technologies."
Doh began his career at QCT in 1997 as director of sales, where he assumed an ever-increasing level of responsibility that culminated with his promotion in 2000 to vice president of sales for Korea. Prior to joining QCT, Doh held various sales management and engineering positions with industry leaders such as Intel and Raytheon. Doh holds a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering from Boston University and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University.
QCT (www.cdmatech.com), a division of Qualcomm Incorporated, is a developer and supplier of CDMA chipsets, hardware and software solutions, and tools, with 175 million cumulative shipments of MSM chips worldwide. QCT offers wireless position location technology by SnapTrack™, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm. 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.; 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 CDMA chipsets and system software; technology licensing; the Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless™ (BREW™) applications platform; Eudora® e-mail software; digital cinema systems; and satellite-based systems including portions of the Globalstar™ system and wireless fleet management systems, OmniTRACS® and OmniExpress®. Qualcomm owns patents that are essential to all of the CDMA wireless telecommunications standards that have been adopted or proposed for adoption by standards-setting bodies worldwide. Qualcomm has licensed its essential CDMA patent portfolio to more than 100 telecommunications equipment manufacturers worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and is a 2001 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.