Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence to focus on his health 2 years after he took a similar leave in 2009. Tim Cook, Apple’s COO, will handle day to day operations.
Steve Jobs said the following in a email to Apple’s employees.
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 Appleâ€™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.
On behalf of everyone at SaudiMac we wish Steve a fast recovery.[Via The Mac Observer.]
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