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August 25th, 2011

Steve Jobs’s Resignation Letter

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This is the resignation letter Steve Jobs sent to the Apple board:

To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:

I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.

I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.

As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.

I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.

I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.


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14 Comments


  1. Can’t believe he’s gone…. I hope Tim Cook can “Cook” up some great ideas as Steve Jobs has done for many years! His name fits him because he was always on his JOB COOKING UP SOME GREAT IDEA! So I know if he pick Tim Cook as his his successor there has to be something amazing about that Apple pick out of the Apple Tree!….


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