Steve Jobs died in 2011 after battling pancreatic cancer for several years. He was diagnosed with the disease in 2005 when he was 49 years old. Despite the treatment, Jobs continued to work until his last day. apple ceo On 24 August 2011.
Steve Jobs is credited with turning around Apple’s fortunes during his second stint as CEO in the late 90s.
During his absence, Cook served as interim CEO until he officially took over after Jobs’ passing.
Steve Jobs on naming Tim Cook as CEO
When? steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, telling the company’s board, “I have always said that if there ever came a day when I could no longer fulfill my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would step down.” “I’ll tell you first. Unfortunately, that day has come.”
Jobs named Cook as his successor, who assumed the role of CEO in 2011. “As far as my successor is concerned, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and nominate Tim Cook as CEO of Apple. I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead. And I look forward to seeing and contributing to its success in a new role,” Jobs added.
There is a “Remembering Steve” page on Apple’s website where friends, colleagues and customers around the world have shared their condolences. On the 10th anniversary of Jobs’ death, Apple released a short film, “Celebrating Steve”, to celebrate his life and vision.
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