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Qualcomm Elects Thomas Horton to Board of Directors

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San Diego, Ca., USA - December 14, 2008, San Diego, Ca., USA - Qualcomm Incorporated announced the appointment of Thomas Horton to its Board of Directors.

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Mr. Horton earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Baylor University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

Mr. Horton brings more than 25 years of finance experience to the position and currently serves as executive vice president, finance and planning and chief financial officer of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines.

Mr. Horton's career spans a variety of markets and disciplines. In addition to being responsible for all of AMR's finance functions, Horton also oversees network and fleet planning, revenue management and international alliances.

Previously, Horton served as vice chairman and chief financial officer of AT&T, where he helped streamline the business and structure the company's merger with SBC Communications. Prior to AT&T, Mr. Horton spent 17 years with AMR Corporation, serving in numerous leadership positions and helping to guide the company through a range of industry challenges.


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