PRESS RELEASE June 6, 2001

John Brandon Joins Apple as Vice President of the Americas and Asia Pacific

CUPERTINO, California—June 6, 2001—Apple® today announced that John Brandonhas joined the Company as vice president of the Americas and Asia Pacific.Brandon will lead Apple’s sales for the U.S., Canada, South America and AsiaPacific, excluding education and Apple’s retail stores.
“John’s impressive track record shows his ability to significantly growmarket share and provide excellent leadership to his teams,” said Tim Cook,Apple’s senior vice president of WorldwideSales and Operations. “We are excited to have him as a member of ourmanagement team.”
Brandon joins Apple from Academic Systems Corporation (ASC), where he servedas president and chief executive officer. Under his leadership, ASC becamethe leading supplier of technology-based content to the higher educationmarket. He also spent ten years at Adobe Systems, Inc., helping to createtheir application software business, and serving as vice president andgeneral manager of North America from 1994 to 1997. He received his bachelorof arts degree from the University of California at Davis.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the AppleII and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh.Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience tostudents, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the worldthrough its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
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