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Apple’s Upper Ranks Dominated By White Males, Say Shareholders

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Apple has too many white men in its upper ranks, say shareholders who are pressuring the company to add more female and minority directors to its board.

In response, Apple has added new language to its board charter claiming that it will consider more candidates who meet this criteria — noting that, “The nominating committee is committed to actively seeking out highly qualified women and individuals from minority groups to include in the pool from which board nominees are chosen.”

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Apple Replaces Steve Jobs As Chairman Of The Board With Ex-Genentech CEO Arthur D. Levinson

Apple Replaces Steve Jobs As Chairman Of The Board With Ex-Genentech CEO Arthur D. Levinson

In a press release sent out just moments ago, Apple has just announced that former Genentech CEO Arthur D. Levinson has filled the vacant Chairman of the Board position that Steve Jobs left empty by his death in October.

Levinson has been on Apple’s board since 2005 as co-lead director and served on all three board committees over that period.

In addition, Apple has announced that Disney President and CEO Robert A. Iger will be joining Apple’s board and will serve on the audit committee.

Press release below.

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