The Cupertino firm the day prior to this appointed a brand new Chairman for its Board of Administrators (a place held except his demise Steve Jobs): That is Arthur D. Levinson, serving on the Board of Administrators considering the fact that 2000. Within the course of, Apple has additionally appointed Robert A. Iger, present President and Chief Government Officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Firm, to sign up for the Board of Administrators.
In a statement, Tim Cook, Apple's CEO explains, " Art [hur Levinson] has made enormous contributions to Apple since he joined the board in 2000 . "With regard to Bob Iger," its strategic vision for Disney is based on three principles: creating the best content possible, promote innovation and use the latest technologies and expand into new markets around the world, which fits perfectly with Apple . "
Arthur D. Levinson was immediately made a statement: " I am honored to be named president of Apple and I welcome Bob to our team " . For its part Iger said: " Through the years I have come to know and admire the management team, now led by Tim Cook, and I have every confidence in their leadership and vision that will give Apple's momentum and its success , "said Iger.
But in fact, that is Athur D. Levinson? The new Chairman of the Board of Directors is a 61-year U.S. born March 31, 1950 in Seattle, Washington. Meanwhile, he is the CEO of Genentech (acronym for Genetic Engineering Technology, Inc.)., World leader in the biotechnology industry. He currently serves on several Boards including those of " NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.. " , " Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc.. " or even the " Bro
ad Institute " .
In recent years he has received numerous awards as in 2004, where he was named by BusinessWeek as one of " Best Managers of the Year " . In 2006, Barron was recognized as one of " The World's Most Respected CEOs " while the " Best Practice Institute " has ranked among its list of "Top 25 CEOs" section of biotechnology. In 2008, the man was identified as the most
sympathetic CEO with 93% positive reviews by the " American Academy of Arts & Sciences . "