Steve Jobs’s Resignation Letter to Apple Inc

On 24th August 2011, Apple community got resignation letter written by Steve Jobs which was sad moment for entire nation. Before talking more about “The great Steve Jobs’s resignation letter”, we would like to speak two lines about this great man. History says no one can be replaced and so is the work done by this genius man. We hope Apple can find more Steve Jobs ahead and continue with intelligent work.

Steve Jobs’s Resignation Letter

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Coming back to resignation letter written by Steve Jobs it can be clearly said that his letter was far ahead in terms of professionalism. Below is the resignation letter of Steve Jobs which was received by Apple board of directors and its community:

Steve Jobs’s Resignation Letter

“I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know.

Unfortunately, that day has come.

I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.

As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.

I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.

I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.”



The above mentioned letter itself speaks everything! This resignation letter states the dedication and sincerity towards work. If you are faithful to your work then definitely you stand good position even after leaving the particular firm. In this letter you can watch out the reason of resignation given by Steve Jobs and the manner of conveying it in a positive way.

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