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May 10, 2016

Qualcomm Welcomes Jean-Claude Kyrillos as Vice President of Business Operations at Qualcomm Life

SAN DIEGO — May 10, 2016 — Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that Jean-Claude Kyrillos has joined Qualcomm Life, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm, as vice president of business operations, reporting directly to Rick Valencia, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Life.  Kyrillos will lead Qualcomm Life’s global operations, driving operational excellence across Qualcomm Life and Capsule™ technology, and their leading connectivity and data management solutions that span the care continuum.

Jean-Claude “JC” Kyrillos brings more than 13 years of executive leadership in the medical device industry, including acute care, homecare, and diagnostics, with expertise in developing and executing operational strategies and efficiencies. He has led complex global organizations and company integrations, driving business strategies and alignment required to generate sustainable growth, competitive advantage and customer value.

“We are very pleased to welcome JC to Qualcomm Life. His exceptional leadership in operational  management and deep experience in health care will strengthen our commercial excellence as we grow our connected health business globally” said Rick Valencia, senior vice president and general manager, Qualcomm Life. “JC has a proven track record of executing on operational efficiencies to successfully grow health care B2B businesses.”

Prior to joining Qualcomm Life, JC was the worldwide vice president and general manager of BD’s (Becton, Dickinson and Company) global Infusion Solutions business (previously CareFusion).  In this role, he led the overall strategy and operations of BD’s Alaris® infusion pump systems and associated technologies. Prior to joining CareFusion in 2011, JC was president, ResMed Ventures and Initiatives and previously Co-Leader for ResMed, Americas. JC serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Blood Bank and the Sharp Healthcare Foundation. JC earned a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA with Honors in History from Colgate University.


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