Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Google CEO joins Apple's board of directors

CNET "Google CEO Eric Schmidt is joining Apple Computer's board of directors, the computer maker said on Tuesday, creating a close tie between two of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies.
The addition of Schmidt to the board of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple brings the total number of board members to eight, including Steve Jobs, Apple's co-founder and CEO, and Al Gore, former vice president of the United States.
Schmidt was elected at a board meeting held on Tuesday, an Apple representative said. Schmidt also sits on the board of directors of Mountain View, Calif.-based Google and Princeton University's board of trustees. "

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