Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs, resigns

Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple has resigned as CEO due to ill health. He has offered to serve as chairman to his fellow board members.

letter of resignation below.

To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:
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.

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. As far as my successor goes, I strongly
recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.
I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward
to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.
I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many
years of being able to work alongside you.

Author: nmmin

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