New Delhi: Qualcomm Incorporated has selected Cristiano Amon to succeed Steve Mollenkopf as CEO, effective June 30, 2021. Mollenkopf informed the Board of his decision to retire as CEO following 26 years with the Company. Amon, who has worked at Qualcomm since 1995, is currently President of the Company. Mollenkopf will continue his employment with the Company as a strategic advisor for a period of time.
Mollenkopf, 52, became CEO in March of 2014 and was instrumental in the Company’s rise as a smartphone technology supplier.
“I am honored to be named the next CEO of Qualcomm and appreciate the confidence that Steve and the Board have in me,” said Amon. “I look forward to working with our 41,000 employees around the world to create technologies that revolutionize the way people live, work and connect with each other.”