Mobile chip maker Qualcomm on Monday said it had appointed Sunil Lalvani, former MD of BlackBerry for India and SAARC, as the president of its India operations. He succeeds Avneesh Agrawal, senior vice-president and president of Qualcomm India and South Asia. Agrawal, who has been granted 159 US patents, is moving on to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. Lalvani’s appointment will be effective 27 July and he will report directly to Cristiano Amon, executive vice-president and co-president, Qualcomm Inc., the firm said in a statement.
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