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Qualcomm appoints new chief commercial officer

Paul Lipscombe
April 26, 2022

A long-time veteran at the company, Jim Cathey will report to CEO Cristiano Amon

Qualcomm has appointed Jim Cathey as its new chief commercial officer, with Cathey joining Qualcomm’s executive committee.

Cathey, (pictured) who joined Qualcomm in 2006, takes up the role immediately and will report directly to CEO and president Cristiano Amon.

Prior to taking up the role of CCO, Cathey had been senior vice president and president of global business for the company.

He’s previously been president of the Asia Pacific and India business, and has held other senior positions in Japan and Taiwan.

“Jim’s leadership has been integral to cultivating, strengthening, and expanding key partner’s relationships while augmenting our regional sales and customer support capabilities,” said Amon.

“His contribution to Qualcomm’s success over the years has been significant. I’m pleased to have Jim join Qualcomm’s executive committee as chief commercial officer as we continue to grow the business into new industries and execute on the largest opportunities in Qualcomm’s history.”

Before joining Qualcomm Cathey spent 10 years at Micron Technology.

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