Google chief joins Apple board

by admin August 30, 2006 at 11:13 am

Eric Schmidt brings ‘insights and experience’ to Jobs & Co

Google chief executive Eric Schmidt has joined Apple’s board of directors.

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs said in a statement that his company is hoping to tap into Schmidt’s expertise.

“Eric is obviously doing a terrific job as chief executive of Google, and we look forward to his contributions as a member of Apple’s board of directors,” said Jobs.

“Like Apple, Google is very focused on innovation and we think Eric’s insights and experience will be very valuable in helping to guide Apple in the years ahead.”

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