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Qualcomm promotes Jim Cathey to chief commercial officer

Christian Fernsby |
San Diego, Ca., USA - Qualcomm, a semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company, announced the appointment of Jim Cathey as chief commercial officer, joining Qualcomm's executive committee.

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Mr. Cathey joined Qualcomm in 2006 and prior to this appointment was senior vice president and president of Global Business for Qualcomm Technologies.

Prior, Mr. Cathey was president of Qualcomm Technologies businesses in Asia Pacific and India, after holding the positions of president of Qualcomm Technologies operations in Japan, and country manager in Taiwan.

Before joining Qualcomm, he served as an executive at Micron Technology and MicroDisplay, as well as the head of Investor Relations for PixTech.

Mr. Cathey holds seventeen patents and is on board of directors at CTIA.