SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QUALCOMM Incorporated
(Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple
Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced
that Lou Lupin has resigned his position as executive vice president and
general counsel. Carol Lam, senior vice president and legal counsel, will
serve as acting general counsel of QUALCOMM while a nationwide executive
search is conducted for a new general counsel.
"We are appreciative of Lou's many valuable contributions to the
Company," said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, CEO of QUALCOMM. "He has played a major
role in the formation of QUALCOMM's successful technology licensing program
and negotiation of key licensing agreements. His counsel and direction on
legal matters and intellectual property expertise and strategy has greatly
benefited the Company."
Carol Lam joined QUALCOMM in February 2007 as a senior member of the
Company's legal team after having served as the United States Attorney for
the Southern District of California since 2002. Since joining the Company,
Lam has helped manage and direct the Company's legal strategies worldwide
(see February 15, 2007 press release on Carol Lam's appointment,
"Carol is highly regarded as a top prosecutor who has litigated complex
cases with national impact," said Steve Altman, president of QUALCOMM.
"With her experience and proven track record, I have full confidence that
Carol and the senior members of our legal team will continue to manage our
legal matters during this transitional period."
QUALCOMM Incorporated (http://www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in
developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications
products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies.
Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., QUALCOMM is included in the S&P 500
Index and is a 2007 FORTUNE 500(R) company traded on The Nasdaq Stock
Market(R) under the ticker symbol QCOM.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news
release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and
uncertainties, including the Company's ability to successfully design and
have manufactured significant quantities of CDMA components on a timely and
profitable basis, the extent and speed to which CDMA is deployed, change in
economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as
the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports,
including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 24, 2006,
and most recent Form 10-Q.
QUALCOMM is a registered trademark of QUALCOMM Incorporated. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Christine Trimble, Corporate Communications
John Gilbert, Investor Relations
SOURCE QUALCOMM Incorporated