Apple Board of Directors

Topics: Corporate governance, Al Gore, Board of directors Pages: 2 (548 words) Published: April 9, 2011
Board of Directors
Apple’s Board of Directors (BOD) is composed of seven members. Out of the seven directors, six of them are males; Steve Jobs age 54, William Campbell age 69, Arthur Levinson Ph.D. age 60, Ronald Sugar age 61, Millard Drexler age 65, and former vice president Albert Gore Jr. age 62 and one is a female Andrea Jung age 51. The average age for the board is 60 years old. The members of the board bring into Apple a vast experience from retailing, governmental, engineering and technological sector. In addition, the Apple’s BOD has only one inside director the founder of the company Steve Jobs. All members of the board are interlocking directors which sit in other companies’ boards. The co-founder of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, is the current Apple’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is also, the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Pixar, Inc and serves as a director for Walt Disney Co... William Campbell has been the Chairmen of the Board and Member of Audit & Finance Committee for Apple since 1997. Also he is the Chairman of the Intuit Inc. and serves as a Director for Netscape Communications Corporation, Inc., Opsware Inc., and Highlands Acquisition Corp. From 2000 – present Arthur Levinson Ph.D. has been Co-Lead Director, Chairman of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and Member of Audit & Finance Committee and is the directors in many college institutes as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT ) and Harvard. Andrea Jung is the Co-Lead Director and Chairman of Compensation Committee for Apple from 2008 till present. She is also Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for Avon Products Inc. and serves as a Director in other companies as well like NYSE Euronext, Inc., Business Council of New York State Inc. etc. Ronald Sugar has been the Director and Chairman of Audit & Finance Committee for Apple since 2010. He is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Northrop...
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