Beijing on August 25, according to foreign media reports, Apple's board of directors announced today that iconic figure Steve Jobs outgoing Chief Executive Officer. Steve Jobs is currently suffering from illness problems, but he will remain as Apple's board Chair. Apple's board also announced that Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will take over from Steve Jobs as Apple's new CEO.
caused by Apple's board in a letter, have poor health and since has been on leave since January this year, Steve Jobs made such a statement - "If one day I can no longer competent, can not meet the company's expectations for me as CEO, it will tell you in advance, very unfortunately, that day has come. "
In addition to these statements, the reason Steve Jobs did not make too much of its outgoing described, although this time the initiative will undoubtedly lead to the outside world to their health questions. According to informed sources of news, Steve Jobs at Apple is still very active, but the recent past, Steve Jobs's health has once again become the talk of Silicon Valley executives have one. The problem has always been a focus of trade rumors.
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Apple's board of directors today announced that Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO has resigned from office, at the same time, the Board appointed Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, Apple became the company's new CEO. Jobs has served as Chairman of the Board will, Cook will also join the board, this appointment effective immediately.
Apple's board of directors on behalf of Genentech main 席阿尔特列维森 (Art Levinson) said: "Steve Jobs vision and leadership many times to save the Apple, and Apple's guidance for the growth of the world's most innovative and the most valuable technology company position. Apple's Steve Jobs has already made numerous contributions to the success, and he also attracted and inspired a lot of great Apple creative staff and world-class executive team of Jobs as Apple in this new role of Chairman of the Board during the period, will continue to use its unique vision, creativity and influence to the Apple service. "
Liewei Sen said: "Apple's board of directors fully convinced, Tim Cook, Apple's next CEO will be the best person to Cook reached at Apple 13 years, during which already has outstanding performance, but also demonstrate outstanding talent and deal with all problems with a rational sense. "
Jobs today submitted his resignation to the Board and Executive Board had strongly recommended the development of the successor plan, recommended the appointment of Tim Cook, Apple's new chief executive.
Cook previously served as COO, responsible for company's worldwide sales and operations and other services, including end to end supply chain management of Apple, in all market and the state's sales activities, service and support. In addition, Cook is also responsible for Apple's Macintosh business unit, and the sustainable development strategy in the reseller and supplier relationships play an important role, which ensures that Apple's response to growing market demand for the issue of flexibility.
Apple designed Mac (the world's best PC) and OS X, iLife, iWork and professional version of the software. With Apple's iPod and iTunes music store and digital music revolution to become a leader in the process, Apple has with the iPhone and App Store App Store, but made good in the performance of mobile phones, recently launched a iPad 2 tablet PC, the computer will determine the mobile media and computing devices in the future.