Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer retires after 18 years with the company . This was reported in the press release Apple. Since September, will occupy the position of Oppenheimer Luca Maestri , who is currently vice president of finance and corporate control.
“Peter was CFO of Apple for almost ten years , at which time the annual income rose from $ 8 billion to $171 billion to join Apple in 1996 and was appointed CFO 8 years ago , Oppenheimer survived with us the most successful to date periods of “- said CEO Tim Cook .
Peter Oppenheimer came to Apple in 1996. First, he was responsible for sales of the devices , and only in 2006 was the CFO. As reasons for leaving Apple Oppenheimer called the desire to spend more time with his family.
” His leadership , leadership skills and expertise have been instrumental in the success of Apple, not only in finance – he participated in making many important decisions. His contribution to the activities of the corporation may serve as an excellent example for CFOs other companies ” – said Cook.
Last year, Peter Oppenheimer has become one of the most highly paid top managers in the United States . Was CFO of Apple, he received compensation in the amount of 68.6 million dollars. Compensation Oppenheimer was almost completely formed by securities – size base salary was about $ 1 million . This strategy is Apple, whose purpose was to hold these leaders during the change of CEO of the corporation.