The San Diego Union-Tribune: Mollenkopf To Step Down; President Cristiano Amon Taking Over

Qualcomm Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf, who guided the San Diego wireless technology firm through a tumultuous five-year stretch of legal attacks on its business model, layoffs and a failed hostile takeover attempt, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of June.

Mollenkopf, 52, will be replaced by Qualcomm’s second- in-command — President Cristiano Amon. Since joining Qualcomm in 1995, Amon led the company’s efforts to expand its footprint with Chinese smartphone makers and spearheaded its work on 5G wireless technologies.

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