Apple names Arthur D Levinson chairman of board

Apple named Arthur D Levinson as the company’s non-executive chairman of the

Levinson has been a co-lead director of Apple’s board since 2005, has served on
all three board committees: audit and finance, nominating and corporate
governance, and compensation, and will continue to serve on the audit

Apple also announced that Robert A Iger, president and chief executive officer
of The Walt Disney Company, will join Apple’s board and will serve on the audit

Art has made enormous contributions to Apple since he joined the board in
2000,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

Bob and I have gotten to know one another very well over the past few years
and on behalf of the entire board, we think he is going to make an
extraordinary addition to our already very strong board,” said Tim Cook.

I am honored to be named chairman of Apple’s board and welcome Bob to our
team,” said Art Levinson.

Apple has achieved unprecedented success by consistently creating high
quality, truly innovative products, and I am extremely pleased to join the
board of such a wonderful company,” said Bob Iger.

Levinson is chairman of Genentech and a member of the Roche Board of Directors.

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