PRESS RELEASE October 9, 2000

Apple Announces Mandich’s Retirement

CUPERTINO, California—October 9, 2000—Apple® today announced that Mitch Mandich, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, will be retiring from Apple at the end of December.
“Mitch has been a key member of Apple’s senior management team during the past three years, and has led our sales efforts with vigor and integrity,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Mitch plans to retire and spend more time with his family. We will miss him.”
The company has a search underway for Mandich’s replacement. Tim Cook, Apple’s senior vice president of Operations, will assume Mandich’s responsibilities until a replacement is named.
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