Since Apple and Disney’s plans to create a streaming video service were announced, much has been made about the possibility that Disney CEO Bob Iger might have to abandon his position on Apple’s board of directors.Disney’s CEO and chairman has resigned fr
Since Apple and Disney’s plans to create a streaming video service were announced, much has been made about the possibility that Disney CEO Bob Iger might have to abandon his position on Apple’s board of directors.
Disney’s CEO and chairman has resigned from Apple’s board of directors, according to a statement Apple filed with the SEC, the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Iger resigned from his post on September 10.the same day that Apple officially announced the launch date and price of its streaming video service.
It will be on November 1 when Apple TV + comes into operation and it will do so for only 4.99 euros per month. That is, if you buy an iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac, Apple will offer you the service completely free of charge for the first year.
Iger stated last April that he didn’t think his role on Apple’s board of directors was unproblematic in this sense, since whenever issues related to the streaming video service are discussed, Iger leaves the meeting. Iger claimed that this happened very rarely, since at the time, the television business was still very small for Apple compared to the hardware divisions.
But once the launch date for Apple’s streaming video service was announced, that changed, and Apple wants focus your future efforts on this new avenue of income which is in the services category.
Iger first joined Apple’s board of directors in 2011, a month after the death of Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple. With Iger’s departure, Apple’s board of directors now has seven members (Art Levinson, James Bell, Al Gore, Tim Cook, Andrea Jung, Ronald Sugar and Susan Wagner), making it one of the technology companies with the fewest positions within the board of directors....
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