Friday, August 24, 2012

Quiting Jobs...

One more thing...

It's hard to believe it was a year ago today...

On this date last year, Steve Jobs released a statement:

PRESS RELEASE: Letter from Steve Jobs

August 24, 2011-To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:

I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer 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 plan and name 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 contributing 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 alongside you.

It was sad to see him let go of the company he had such a part in creating, saving and turning into such a powerful force in the lives of so many people around the world.

And less than a couple months later he would be gone from that world...

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