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Topic: Board of Directors

Apple highlights corporate diversity with new showcase of company vice presidents

08/15/2014, 03:08 pm

Apple on Friday added a new tier to its official leadership page, listing five corporate vice presidents and spotlighting some of its diversity beyond the more well-known CEO and senior vice presidents.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson targets Apple, Google, HP, others in tech racial diversity campaign

03/19/2014, 09:03 am

American political activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson on Wednesday launched a new campaign aimed at drawing awareness to the lack of racial diversity in the executive ranks of top-tier Silicon Valley firms, including Apple.

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Critics take issue with lack of diversity on Apple Board of Directors

01/06/2014, 08:01 am

Apple's primarily male Board of Directors is under the microscope, as critics contend that the iPhone maker should do more to diversify its governing body beyond white men.

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New products are presented to Apple's board 6-18 months prior to launch

02/20/2013, 12:02 pm

Members of Apple's Board of Directors are sometimes informed about new products up to a year and a half before they are unveiled to the public, the board's chairman has revealed.

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Disney CEO buys $1 million worth of Apple stock

11/21/2012, 11:11 am

Bob Iger, chief executive of Disney and a member of Apple's board of directors, recently purchased $1 million worth of shares in Apple, signaling he is bullish in the wake of the stock's recent losses.

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Bob Mansfield stayed at Apple after CEO Tim Cook offered him 'exorbitant' $2M-per-month

10/03/2012, 10:10 am

A new look at the corporate culture of Apple before and after the death of Steve Jobs reveals that Senior Vice President Bob Mansfield went back on his decision to retire after being offered a large sum of cash and stock by Chief Executive Tim Cook.

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Notes of interest from Apple's dividend & stock buyback conference call

03/19/2012, 09:03 am

Following Apple's announcement on Monday that it will pay a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share as well as initiate a $10 billion share buyback program, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and investors.

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Apple to spend $45B over 3 years on dividend & share repurchase program

03/19/2012, 08:03 am

Later this year, Apple will initiate a dividend and share repurchase program, spending $45 billion over the next three years, the company announced on Monday.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Facebook is a 'friend,' won't commit to dividend

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Investors at Thursday's Apple shareholder meeting had the opportunity to ask the company's executives about a range of topics, including the prospect of an Apple television set, a stock dividend, and its relationship with Facebook.

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Apple directors must now win a majority vote before appointment to board

02/23/2012, 01:02 pm

At its annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, Apple announced that it has adopted a measure approved by shareholders last year that requires a majority vote for new board members to be approved.

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Apple's 2012 shareholder meeting set for February 23

01/09/2012, 09:01 pm

Apple on Monday filed notice with the Securities Exchange Commission that its annual shareholder meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Pacific on Feb. 23 and will include four shareholder proposals.

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Disney CEO buys $1M of Apple stock after joining board of directors

11/30/2011, 08:11 pm

New Apple board member and Disney CEO Bob Iger has purchased $1 million in Apple stock, according to a new securities filing.

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Disney CEO receives $84K in shares for joining Apple board

11/18/2011, 10:11 am

Upon joining Apple's board of directors this week, Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger received more than $84,000 in stock, new filings reveal.

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Apple board member Andrea Jung facing scrutiny at Avon

10/28/2011, 10:10 am

Andrea Jung, who has served on Apple's board of directors since 2008, is under fire for performance at her day job, as CEO of cosmetics company Avon.

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Apple director says Steve Jobs told team not to ask "What would Steve do?"

10/20/2011, 11:10 pm

Apple board member Al Gore said in an interview on Friday that the late Steve Jobs had specifically told CEO Tim Cook and others to avoid asking themselves what he would have done while attempting to carry on his legacy.

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Apple Board of Directors at 'crossroads' after death of Steve Jobs

10/07/2011, 10:10 am

The passing of Steve Jobs has put a spotlight on Apple's board of directors, as onlookers wonder whether the company will expand and diversify the board to bring about a new era.

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Apple board member Al Gore mentions 'new iPhones' coming in October

09/21/2011, 02:09 pm

Apple board member and former U.S. vice president Al Gore has gained attention and stirred up speculation for mentioning Apple will release new "iPhones" -- plural -- next month.

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Google's Schmidt says he's a 'very proud former board member' of Apple [u]

09/02/2011, 10:09 am

In a new interview, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt complimented the job Steve Jobs did as Apple's chief executive, and said he considers himself a "very proud" former member of Apple's board of directors [updated].

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Though on leave since January, Steve Jobs stayed visible at Apple

08/24/2011, 07:08 pm

Despite relinquishing his day-to-day duties at Apple back in January, Steve Jobs has remained a major force at Apple in 2011, introducing key products and negotiating blockbuster deals.

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Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO, Tim Cook takes over

08/24/2011, 06:08 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs announced on Wednesday that he is no longer fit to serve as the company's chief executive officer, officially resigning from the position, which has been filled by Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook.

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