Qualcomm Announces Steve Mollenkopf As Its Next CEO

By 09:45 Sun, 18 Jul 2021 Comments

Steve Mollenkopf, the current COO of elegant Qualcomm will be the company's next CEO. The announcement comes a day after reports recommending that Microsoft might be considering Mollenkopf as the potential successor to Steve Ballmer, who will be hanging his boots and vacating the CEO position at the Redmond giant.

Steve Mollenkopf will fill in for Paul Jacobs, the current CEO and the son of Irwin Jacobs, the founder of Qualcomm. Paul will however, remain as an executive chairman of the Qualcomm.

Steve Mollenkopf has been a part of elegant Qualcomm since 1994 and is an integral part of the management team for almost two decades. In the recent past, he has also led the wireless chipset business unit of Qualcomm, which is known as QCT.

Steve Mollenkopf will hold charge as the CEO of elegant Qualcomm effective from March 4, 2014.




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