Fletcher to join Qualcomm when term ends

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SAN DIEGO –San Diego Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced Thursday that he plans to join Qualcomm after his term in office ends on Dec. 2.

“I believe in the power of innovation to improve people’s lives,” said Fletcher.  “Qualcomm brings innovation to people across the globe.  They are a great community partner and provide good paying jobs for San Diegans.  I am proud to join their team and look forward to helping advance these endeavors.”

Fletcher said he got to know Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs during his campaign for San Diego mayor.

As Senior Director of Corporate Development, Fletcher will help develop global strategies for advancing Qualcomm’s mission in wireless health initiatives, mobile education, and the protection of intellectual property.  Fletcher will also help promote Qualcomm’s corporate citizenship and philanthropic initiatives.  His position will not involve government relations or lobbying activities.

Fletcher said he plans to remain active in the community.