Duke University Names Apple CEO Tim Cook to Board of Trustees

Duke University Names Apple CEO Tim Cook to Board of Trustees

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Duke University has announced that Tim Cook along with seven other new members have joined its Board of Trustees, effective July 1st.

The new trustees are The Coca-Cola Foundation Chairwoman Lisa Borders, Apple CEO Tim Cook, PRM Advisors founder Patricia Morton, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and ValueAct Capital CEO Jeff Ubben. They will each serve six-year terms.

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As Apple’s CEO, Cook has overseen the introduction of innovative new products and services including Apple Watch, Apple Pay and the new MacBook. He is leading a companywide effort to use 100 percent renewable energy at all Apple facilities, has encouraged his co-workers to give to charitable organizations in their community and started a generous program at Apple to match employee donations.

Cook was recently ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s 2015 list of the World’s Greatest Leaders, and in 2014 he was named “Person of the Year” by the Financial Times.

Before being named CEO in 2011, Cook was Apple’s chief operating officer, responsible for the company’s worldwide sales and operations. He was a Fuqua Scholar at Duke, where he earned an MBA, and holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University.
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