Menu
Apple CEO Jobs returns to work

Apple CEO Jobs returns to work

Apple glad to have CEO Steve Jobs back

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has returned to work on schedule after taking a six-month leave of absence due to medical issues, the company said on Monday.

He will be working at the Apple offices for a few days a week and working from home the remaining days, said Katie Cotton, an Apple spokeswoman, in an e-mail.

"We are very glad to have him back," Cotton said.

Jobs, a survivor of pancreatic cancer, took a leave of absence from Apple in January, citing health issues. At the time he said he was diagnosed with a hormone imbalance that caused him to lose weight.

The health-related issues were "more complex" than he originally thought, Jobs wrote in a memo to Apple employees at the time.

It was later revealed that Jobs received a liver transplant at the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in Memphis, Tennessee. The hospital last week said Jobs was recovering well after the transplant.

Jobs' return should temporarily ease questions in investors' minds surrounding his return to work. Earlier, investors questioned Apple's decision to hold back information surrounding Jobs' medical condition.

Prominent businessman Warren Buffett last week criticized Apple for not releasing what he considered a "material fact" for the company.

In Jobs' absence, Apple's chief operating officer, Tim Cook, took charge of day-to-day operations.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags Applesteve jobsCEOs

Featured

Slideshows

Reseller News launches new-look Awards at 2018 Judges’ Lunch

Reseller News launches new-look Awards at 2018 Judges’ Lunch

Introducing the Reseller News Innovation Awards, launched to the channel at the 2018 Judges’ Lunch in Auckland. With more than 70 judges now part of the voting panel, the new-look awards will reflect the changing dynamics of the channel, recognising excellence across customer value and innovation - spanning start-ups, partners, distributors and vendors.

Reseller News launches new-look Awards at 2018 Judges’ Lunch
Kiwi channel debates GDPR as Reseller News Exchange hits Wellington

Kiwi channel debates GDPR as Reseller News Exchange hits Wellington

This exclusive Reseller News Exchange, in association with Arrow ECS ANZ, ForeScout and StorageCraft, went on the road to debate the early implications of GDPR in New Zealand, extracting opportunities while evaluating challenges for the channel in the year ahead.

Kiwi channel debates GDPR as Reseller News Exchange hits Wellington
Show Comments