8-K 1 rrd297847.htm FORM 8-K: APPLE MEDIA ADVISORY Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  01/17/2011
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(b), (c)

On January 17, 2011, Apple Inc. ("Apple") issued a media advisory announcing Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs's medical leave of absence. As CEO, Mr. Jobs will remain involved in major strategic decisions during this leave of absence, and Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will be responsible for Apple's day to day operations. The media advisory is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein in its entirety.

In satisfaction of the disclosure required pursuant to Sections 401(b) and 401(e) of Regulation S-K, the section of the Company's 2011 Proxy Statement, filed with the SEC on January 7, 2011, entitled "Executive Officers" is incorporated by reference herein. With respect to the disclosure required pursuant to Section 401(d) of Regulation S-K, there are no family relationships between Mr. Cook and any director or executive officer of Apple. With respect to Section 404(a) of Regulation S-K, there are no relationships or related transactions between Mr. Cook and Apple that would be required to be reported.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 17, 2011
/s/    D. Bruce Sewell

D. Bruce Sewell
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


Exhibit No.


Media Advisory by Apple Inc. dated January 17, 2011