SAN DIEGO -- May 31, 2002 -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced that it was recently ranked in the top 50 in DiversityInc.com's "Top 50 Companies for Diversity for 2001." Qualcomm was selected based on its commitment to workforce diversity, active involvement with community and professional organizations, corporate board representation and inclusive company benefits.
"Qualcomm is pleased to be recognized for its commitment to its workforce and the community," said Dr. Daniel L. Sullivan, executive vice president of human resources for Qualcomm. "We are proud of our leadership teams and their excellence in promoting company diversity. We will continue to grow our practices and build upon our diversity programs within all aspects of the company and community."
DiversityInc.com's results were determined after a four-month exploration of the employment, management, supplier and community practices of America's largest corporations. Company diversity practices were evaluated in three ways: measured evaluation of a detailed survey; review by a panel of experts, consisting of nine national diversity leaders; and a readership poll.
DiversityInc.com is a Web site that covers diversity as a business issue. The site provides information on how diversity affects companies' relationships with employees, suppliers, customers and investors, and how companies market to diverse customer groups. For more information, please visitwww.diversityinc.com.
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. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in theS&P500 Index and traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.