NEW YORK (Reuters) - Steve Jobs, who resigned as chief executive officer of Apple Inc on Wednesday, plans to keep his seat on the board of directors of Walt Disney Co, a source close to Disney said on Wednesday.
Jobs joined Disney's board when the media company acquired Pixar, the animation studio he ran, for $7.4 billion. The deal was announced in January 2006.
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08-26-2011, 05:45 AM #1
Steve Jobs to stay on Disney board
09-01-2011, 01:16 PM #2
I think this is good news. If I remember correctly he was heavily involved in the refurbishment of the Disney Stores (which, based on the Belfast Store, was a brilliant job), and while I don't particularly like Apple's products, his ideas were always ahead of the opposition.