Qualcomm promotes Jay Srage to VP of MEA
Srage to take on expanded role to cover all of Africa and Middle East
Qualcomm has announced that Jihad Srage has been promoted to vice president and president of Qualcomm Middle East & Africa.
Srage was previously in charge of the Middle East and North African business for the company, for the past three years, and Qualcomm says the change in role is intended to "capture the synergies of Qualcomm's market evolution, partners and opportunities by integrating its Middle East and Africa operations".
In the new role, Srage will lead a unified regional strategy, and work to expand the availability of 3G and next-generation mobile services and devices. Srage joined Qualcomm as vice president of business development for MENA region in 2008, and has previously held roles with the US government's Fermi National Labs, Texas Instruments and Saudi electronics retailer United Electronics Co.
James Munn, Qualcomm's vice president of business development for Sub-Saharan Africa, will continue in his current role, reporting to Srage.