Intertek Invited to Speak at Qualcomm’s QWISE Connect Partner Event

  Intertek Invited to Speak at Qualcomm’s QWISE Connect Partner Event

     Intertek shows its support for QWISE – Qualcomm Women in Science and
          Engineering – as the organization celebrates seven years.

Business Wire

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- September 17, 2013

Intertek (LSE:ITRK), the leading quality solutions provider to industries
worldwide, is pleased to join Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. in celebrating the
seventh anniversary of its QWISE professional group, which succeeds in
fostering development and diversity for Qualcomm women. Pam Streed, Vice
President of Intertek’s Electrical Group, will speak at the partnering event
on September 17, where Intertek will be recognized as a supporting participant
and advocate for women in the workplace.

Intertek has delivered exclusive Quality Assurance (QA) and pre-certification
testing for Qualcomm’s Brew application development platform for the past 10
years, and continues to provide best-in-class service through its global test
centers in Blue Bell, PA, Lexington, KY, Pleasanton, CA, San Diego, CA,
Hyderabad, India, Mexico City, Mexico, and, Sao Paulo, Brazil. As a leader in
the Wireless Industry, Intertek serves the carrier, device, network
communications, and software/applications markets by delivering
interoperability testing and optimization services to enable seamless data
acceptance between carriers, manufacturers, and developers around the world.

“For the past decade, Intertek and Qualcomm have been partners on the leading
edge of wireless technology development,” says Darrell Lehman, Sr. VP of
Intertek’s Wireless Global Business Line. “Today we celebrate Qualcomm’s
efforts to advance women in science and engineering. Their focus on diversity
has made a true impact on our industry, and we are proud to work in tandem
with such a forward-thinking organization.”

The QWISE 7th Anniversary Event takes place on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at
Qualcomm Headquarters in San Diego, California, with a reception scheduled on
September 19 featuring keynote speaker Dr. Paul Jacobs, CEO, Qualcomm.

About Intertek

Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide.
From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality
assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers’ products,
processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and
offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports
companies’ success in a global marketplace. Intertek helps its customers to
meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance,
integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit


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