Qualcomm's All-White Board Slapped With Investor Suit

Law360 (July 17, 2020, 11:23 PM EDT) -- Qualcomm has failed to foster diversity among its top brass and throughout the company, claims a proposed class of investors suing the tech behemoth Friday in California federal court, saying that despite the company's statements in favor of diversity and inclusion, not a single Black director sits on the board.

Qualcomm shareholder Becky Kiger says its not just that Qualcomm is one of the few remaining large, publicly traded companies without a single Black director, but that women and other minority groups are also facing discrimination throughout the company.

Plaintiffs say the current Qualcomm board of directors isn't far from this...

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