Apple simply introduced that Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple. His position can be taken over with the aid of the current COO Tim Cook , who was already active as a deputy to Jobs. Cook was in his role as Chief Operating Officer responsible for global sales and operations. Also supply chain management, service and support fell among his duties. He was head of the Macintosh division and played a major role in the supply and distribution relationships Apple. Jobs leaves Apple's not, he was appointed as chairman.
In his new role he will Apple continue to provide his insights, creativity and inspiration, so please read the press release.
The new husband Tim Cook is no stranger. He has worked 13 years for Apple and also left during Jobs' absence that he had things well under control. Every quarter, record sales were again achieved, even at times when Jobs was on sick leave. Before Cook was employed at Apple, he worked at Compaq, where he was responsible for all purchasing activities of the computer maker.Cook also worked for some time as COO in the reseller division of Intelligent Electronics and spent 12 years at IBM through. COO since January 17 daily charge of Apple, from the time that Jobs for the third time went on sick leave. Jobs submitted his resignation today and urged strongly that the government would carry out its succession pl
an. It was Tim Cook named as the new CEO.
Below is the letter to read, where Jobs announced his resignation:
To the Board of Directors of Apple and the Apple community:
I have always said if there ever came a day when i no longer Could 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 planning, and especially 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 contribute 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 along side you.