SAN DIEGO -- August 21, 2003 -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced that Julie Cunningham, senior vice president of investor relations, plans to retire from the Company effective September 5, 2003. Ms. Cunningham joined Qualcomm in 1994 and assumed her role in investor relations in 1997. She will be succeeded by Bill Davidson, who joined Qualcomm as vice president of global carrier relations for Qualcomm Internet Services in February 2002.
Mr. Davidson has more than 19 years' experience in the telecommunications industry and has spent a large portion of his career working closely with wireless carriers. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Davidson was senior vice president of corporate affairs and carrier relations at Aether Systems where he was a liaison to the wireless industry. He also brings to his new assignment 13 years of experience at Bell Atlantic in various positions in both the landline and wireless businesses, including serving as vice president of wireless data sales and marketing of Bell Atlantic Mobile.
"We are grateful for Julie's dedication and contributions to Qualcomm's success and we wish her well as she devotes her time to her family," said Anthony Thornley, president and chief operating officer of Qualcomm. "We're confident that our investor relations team headed by Bill Davidson will continue to build upon the strong relationships that Julie forged with Qualcomm's shareholders and equity analysts."
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 is a 2003 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.