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Qualcomm interim CFO David Wise to retire

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(Reuters) - Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said on Friday interim Chief Financial Officer Dave Wise will retire, effective immediately, and named Akash Palkhiwala as a temporary replacement.

Wise, a 23-year company veteran, had replaced CFO George Davis in April.

Palkhiwala, who joined Qualcomm in 2001, is currently senior vice-president of finance.


(Reporting by Dominic Roshan K. L.; Editing by Anil D'Silva)