US-based chipmaker Qualcomm said that is has appointed Rajen Vagadia as country manager of Qualcomm India. Vagadia’s appointment will be effective immediately and he will be reporting directly to Jim Cathey, senior vice president and president of Asia Pacific and India, reported ET.
The English Daily further informed that Vagadia has more than 26 years of experience in the telecom industry, covering diverse areas in manufacturing, business development and sales, supply-chain and strategy.
He joined Qualcomm in 2011 and during his tenure he has played a key role in driving the LTE growth for India and expanding opportunities for adjacent business in-country. He led the business development of the Internet of Things (IoT) across the different verticals covering smart cities, healthcare, automotive, wearables, home automation and industrial automation.
Larry Paulson, vice president and president, Qualcomm India, who has been managing Qualcomm India operations from 2016 will help Vagadia with the transition before moving back to San Diego in June 2018.