Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Europe Seeks Feedback on Commitments Offered by Amazon in e-book Investigation
Yahoo Sees Verizon Deal Closing in Second Quarter
Samsung Electronics Confirms High Q4 Profit on Record Chip Performance, Predicts Lower Figure in Q1
LG Display Reports Stellar Q4 Earnings And Profit
Pioneer BDR-S11J-BK BDR-S11J-X Ultra HD Blu-ray Burners Coming Next Month
Sprint is Buying Stake in Tidal
Xiaomi's Global Vice President Hugo Barra is Leaving the Company
Samsung Announces Cause of Galaxy Note7 Incidents, Shares Quality Assurance Measures
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Steve J...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple


Apple's Board of Directors today announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive Officer, and the Board has named Tim Cook, previously Apple?s Chief Operating Officer, as the company's new CEO.

Jobs has been elected Chairman of the Board and Cook will join the Board, effective immediately.

"I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come," Jobs wrote in an open letter to Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community.

Jobs submitted his resignation to the board today and strongly recommended that the Board implement its succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO.

"I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee," Jobs wrote. "I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role," Jobs he added.

Jobs fought and survived a rare form of pancreatic cancer.

"Steve's extraordinary vision and leadership saved Apple and guided it to its position as the world's most innovative and valuable technology company," said Art Levinson, Chairman of Genentech, on behalf of Apple's Board. "Steve has made countless contributions to Apple?s success, and he has attracted and inspired Apple?s immensely creative employees and world class executive team. In his new role as Chairman of the Board, Steve will continue to serve Apple with his unique insights, creativity and inspiration."

"The Board has complete confidence that Tim is the right person to be our next CEO," added Levinson.

As COO, Cook was previously responsible for all of the company's worldwide sales and operations, including end-to-end management of Apple's supply chain, sales activities, and service and support in all markets and countries. He also headed Apple's Macintosh division and played a key role in the continued development of strategic reseller and supplier relationships, ensuring flexibility in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace.


Previous
Next
Sony Ericsson Boosts 2011 Xperia Family with new Model And Software        All News        Windows 8 To Offer Improved File Management
RIM Announces New Cloud-based Social Music Sharing Service     General Computing News      Windows 8 To Offer Improved File Management

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Royalties
Nokia Files More Suits Against Apple
Nokia Sues Apple For Infringement of Nokia Patents
Apple May Manufacture In India-based Facilities: report
Apple Appeals EU tax Ruling
Apple AirPods Already Backordered Into New Year
Apple Has Discussed $100 Billion Investment In SoftBank
Apple iOS 10.2 Update Brings New Emojis, Improvements
Apple AirPods Will Miss Holiday Season
Apple In Talks With Hollywood For Early Movie Rental
These Are Apple's Best of 2016 Across Apps, Music, And Movies
U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Samsung in Smartphone Patent Suit

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .