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@Qualcomm to appoint @Cristiano R. Amon as president, effective January 4th Amon replaces outgoing president @Derek Aberle who leaves the company after 17 years Qualcomm CEO says Amon will help the company push forward in mobile and “the transition to 5G” Qualcomm is undergoing a leadership reshuffle that will see the telecoms giant appoint a new president for 2018. As of January 4th, current executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies and president of QCT, Cristiano R. Amon, will take the reigns with current president Derek Aberle set to leave Qualcomm on New Year’s Eve after 17 years with the firm. In a press release, Qualcomm confirmed that Amon will continue to lead the company’s QCT business in addition to helping “formulate and drive key strategies for growing the company in both Qualcomm’s core businesses, as well as new business opportunities.”  Qualcomm CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, talked up the appointment, stating: “Cristiano’s unique mix of business, engineering and operational skills and experience make him ideally suited to continue driving Qualcomm’s technology and leadership positions across mobile, IoT, automotive, edge computing and networking – and lead the transition to 5G.”

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