Press Release

Kanwalinder Singh Appointed President of Qualcomm India

Singh Brings Over 20 Years of Telecommunications Experience

Sep 20, 2004SAN DIEGO

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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced that Kanwalinder Singh has been appointed president of Qualcomm India. In this position, Singh will lead Qualcomm’s business initiatives in India and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries. Singh replaces V.P. Chandan who is leaving Qualcomm to spend more time with family, and pursue his other technical and professional interests.

“Kanwalinder has an impressive record in the telecommunications industry, and we are confident he is the ideal person to drive continued growth of CDMA in India,” said Jeff Jacobs, president of global development for Qualcomm. “His technical background, industry knowledge and strong relationships within the Indian telecom market will be an asset to Qualcomm.”

“We thank V.P. Chandan for his contributions, and appreciate the expertise and knowledge he brought to Qualcomm India,” Jacobs added.

Singh has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years, most recently as chief technical officer of Lucent Technologies India Ltd., where he helped Lucent create a strong presence in the Indian telecom market. Prior to his role in India, Singh held high-level technical positions at Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories and product units in the United States. Singh holds a master of science degree in electrical engineering from Bucknell University and a bachelor of science degree in electronics and electrical communication from Punjab Engineering College.

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