Steve Jobs Resigns As Apple CEO He has founded Apple, saved, created the cult group and now Steve Jobs gives off his post as CEO. The company founder is seriously ill, he pulls back on the Board of Directors. His successor is already clear but the stock market is not convinced.
Steve jobs is considered legend his followers. The founder of Apple, which always occurs in black turtlenecks and jeans is one of the most famous faces of the computer industry. Now, an era is end at the company: Jobs, stepped down as CEO.
He could no longer meet his duties, said jobs compared to the Supervisory Board. “I have always said that if the day should ever come, where I no longer able to fulfill my duties and expectations as Apple Chief, I would be the first, telling that. Unfortunately this day has come“, he wrote in a letter. Jobs called no immediate reasons for the withdrawal. Jobs is seriously ill. In 2004 he had need to be treated due to cancer; 2009, he got a new liver. In January, he had reduced his workload to save his health. His successor is Deputy Tim Cook, the previous Board of Directors for the operative business. Tim Cook has been working since 1998 at Apple.
It had brought finished Jobs despite his health problems, show off the competition with new products. He is regarded as the driving force behind the success devices like the iPhone and the Tablet PC IOS. The Mac computer that Apple was grown once sold last very well.
“Steve’s exceptional vision and his leadership have saved Apple and turned into the most innovative and most valuable technology company,” said Board member art Levinson.
Today, Apple has long since overtaken the arch-rival Microsoft regarding goodwill and delivers with the Exxon Mobil Corp. a head-to-head for the title of the most valuable company at all. Apple is currently US$349 billion just behind Exxon. After Jobs resignation on Wednesday passed the course in the post-trading 5.4%.
Jobs in his letter, emphasized that he continue to receive Apple remains. He forward to the success of Apple in his new role as head of the Supervisory Board to contribute and handle as The Chief Inspector of Apple.
In addition to the Executive Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Apple Disney should maintain jobs also his position in the Supervisory Board of the entertainment giant, Bloomberg reported. Largest single shareholder of Disney is jobs, since the group bought the Pixar Animation Studio.