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Apple Adds Disney, Genentech Execs to Board

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    Apple has found a man to try and help fill Steve Jobs shoes in its board room.

    The Cupertino-based company announced Tuesday that current Apple board member Arthur D. Levinson has been named non-executive chairman of Apple’s board.

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    He has served on Apple’s board since 2000.

    Apple also announced that Disney CEO Bob Iger will also be joining and serving on the board’s audit committee.

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    Jobs also served on Disney's board and was one of the company's largest shareholders before he passed away in October.

    New Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement in a press release on the company's corporate site.

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    "Apple is always focused on out-innovating itself through the delivery of truly innovative products that simplify and improve our lives, and that is something I am very proud to be a part of," Cook said.

    Levinson is also the chairman of Genentech and a member of the Roche Board of Directors.