Apple: CEO Steve Jobs to take medical leave of absence
Apple CEO Steve Jobs smiles as he uses the new iPhone 4 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Monday, June 7, 2010, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) By Paul Sakuma
Steve Jobs, el director general de Apple, presenta el nuevo modelo iPhone 4 en la Conferencia Mundial de desarrollos de Apple, el lunes 7 de junio del 2010 en San Francisco. (Foto AP/Paul Sakuma) By Paul Sakuma
Apple CEO Steve Jobs talks about the new Apple iMovie at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) By Tony Avelar
Here is a statement put out by Apple on Business Wire on Monday morning.
PRESS RELEASE: Apple CEO To Take Medical Leave
Apple Media Advisory –(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 17, 2011–
Apple CEO Steve Jobs today sent the following email to all Apple employees:
Team, At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic decisions for the company.
I have asked Tim Cook to be responsible for all of Apple’s day to day operations. I have great confidence that Tim and the rest of the executive management team will do a terrific job executing the exciting plans we have in place for 2011.
I love Apple so much and hope to be back as soon as I can. In the meantime, my family and I would deeply appreciate respect for our privacy.