Chip designer Qualcomm, opens new tab said on Tuesday that finance chief Akash Palkhiwala’s role will be expanded to include responsibilities of the Chief Operating Officer position.
Company veteran Palkhiwala’s appointment will be effective immediately and will now also oversee the global go-to-market organization and operations, as well as information technology.
Palkhiwala joined Qualcomm in 2001 and has held various positions in the San Diego, California-based company.
Chips designed by Qualcomm are widely used in smartphones and virtual reality headsets, among other devices made by companies such as Samsung Electronics (005930.KS), opens new tab and Alphabet’s, opens new tab Google. Reuters