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Qualcomm董事保罗·雅各布将不再获得提名参选Qualcomm董事

2018316日,圣迭戈——Qualcomm IncorporatedNASDAQ: QCOM)今日宣布,在2018323日举行的Qualcomm年度股东大会上,保罗·雅各布博士将不再获得提名参选Qualcomm董事。在他通知董事会他决定探讨收购Qualcomm的提议后,董事会做出了这一决定。在年度股东大会举行后,Qualcomm董事会将由10名董事组成。

继博通撤回其收购提议后,Qualcomm作为一家独立公司,专注于实施其业务规划并为股东创造最大价值。目前不能保证保罗·雅各布博士能够或将要作出提议,但如果他确实提交了,董事会当然会依据其对股东的受托责任,对此做出评估。

雅各布博士自1990年以来一直是Qualcomm有价值的员工和董事,成长为首席执行官和董事长,同时他也是我们这个行业内最伟大的创新者之一。对雅各布博士数十年来的服务以及他任职期间带来的奉献、经验和远见,董事会深表感谢。董事会感谢他多年来为Qualcomm做出的众多贡献。

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Qualcomm has filed a definitive proxy statement and WHITE proxy card with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) in connection with its solicitation of proxies for its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2018 Annual Meeting”). QUALCOMM STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT (AND ANY AMENDMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) AND ACCOMPANYING WHITE PROXY CARD AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Stockholders may obtain the proxy statement, any amendments or supplements to the proxy statement and other documents as and when filed by Qualcomm with the SEC without charge from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

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