Here is footnote email work sent Apple employees today.
At my request, the board has given me a medical license so you can concentrate on my health. I will continue as CEO and participate in strategic decisions for the company.
I’ve asked Tim Cook to be responsible for daily operations of Apple Day. I have great confidence that Tim and the rest of management team do a great job of implementing the exciting plans we have in place for 2011.
Apple loves me very much and hope to return as soon as possible. Meanwhile, my family and I deeply appreciate respect for our privacy.
While it is unclear which is why medical license, medical records Jobs includes cancer of the pancreas, and liver transplantation. In 2004, Jobs hired pancreatic cancer, which he won. Jobs then underwent a liver transplant in 2009 and also made a full recovery. During the absence of Jobs in 2009, chief operating officer Tim Cook, took over the daily activities of Apple, similar to the situation.
Apple shares have soared and crashed in the past year in passing rumors or news about the health of CEO and haggard. While the health of senior executives is a problem for investors in any company, in Apple’s level of concern reached the peak, because Jobs has a hand in everything from ideas for new products to how they are marketed. Investors worry that without Jobs, Apple will not be able to sustain its growth over the past decade has seen the industry from their computers Apple Mac to the iPod and the iPhone.
Apple’s history to keep the information about Jobs’s health a secret only fuels the speculation. The company waited until after Jobs had surgery in 2004 to treat a rare form of pancreatic cancer – a tumor islet cell neuroendocrine – before alerting investors. This type of cancer is easily cured if diagnosed in time, unlike the deadliest and most common adenocarcinoma. And last summer, Apple stressed the job losses “due to weight is a common mistake, even as The New York Times quoted unnamed sources that said Jobs had suffered” a surgical procedure “to address the problem.
COO Apple Tim Cook, assume responsibilities Jobs while he is license although Jobs said plans continue participating in major strategic decisions while ejects. Cook is seen as one of the most likely successor to Jobs and Apple marketing executive, Philip Schiller.