| | AUGUST 20239IN FOCUSQUALCOMM WELCOMES SAVI SOIN AS VP AND PRESIDENT OF QUALCOMM INDIAQualcomm has named Savi Soin as senior vice president and president of Qualcomm India, effective immediately. He will report to Jim Cathey, Qualcomm Technologies' Chief Commercial Officer. Rajen Vagadia, who has served as Qualcomm India President for the past five years, will relocate to Qualcomm's headquarters in San Diego, California, and take on a new role as Vice President of Global Distribution and Global Carrier Strategy.As Qualcomm India's President, Soin will be responsible for leading and executing the company's strategy in the country by cultivating relationships with industry partners and the government in the mobile, automotive, semiconductor, industrial and IoT, and communication infrastructure sectors. Soin has been with Qualcomm for over 20 years, the last ten as a member of Qualcomm's senior leadership team. "India is a high-priority market for Qualcomm, and we remain committed to investing in it," Cathey said."Soin will continue to drive growth in one of the world's fastest growing economies, supporting India's digital transformation and the development of its domestic technology innovation capabilities," Cathey said of his new role. Soin stated that it is a privilege to return home, and that India, with its scale and resources, has a tremendous opportunity to drive the global digital transformation. "My goal is to collaborate with the Indian ecosystem to accelerate this transformation by leveraging Qualcomm's technology innovations across industries," he added. Previously, under Vagadia, Qualcomm strengthened its position in India as an ecosystem enabler and leader in wireless technologies, developed critical relationships with stakeholders in support of the country's 4G and 5G rollouts, and expanded its presence in industry segments such as Automotive and IoT.
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