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Old 08-24-2011, 04:49 PM  
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Steve Jobs Resigns

http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/24/ste...ns-from-apple/

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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.

Steve
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:51 PM   #2
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:52 PM   #3
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:52 PM   #4
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Wow..health reasons?
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:53 PM   #5
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Wow..health reasons?
It's got to be.
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:55 PM   #6
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Wow..health reasons?
If so, why would he request Chairman and director responsibilities?
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:55 PM   #7
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This is big enough news to be in the main forum, IMO.....
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:56 PM   #8
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:58 PM   #9
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This is big enough news to be in the main forum, IMO.....
Sure, if you're a fanboi that gets aroused by everything Apple.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:01 PM   #10
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:02 PM   #11
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Ok.
What do you mean 'ok?' It is much more than just OK when the CEO of the biggest brand in the world resigns.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:04 PM   #12
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If so, why would he request Chairman and director responsibilities?
CEO is a full time job. Most of the time anyway, board positions aren't. I don't really get the part about "Apple employee" though.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:05 PM   #13
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:06 PM   #14
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:06 PM   #15
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