Excerpts: Apple Changes Structure of Its Top Management

  • Apple Computer Inc. Chief Executive Gilbert F. Amelio has changed the company’s top management structure, choosing six executives to report to him directly, the company announced late Thursday.
  • The changes, which take effect next week, create a layer of six managers just below Amelio. They are the chief operating officer, chief administrative officer, chief technical officer, chief financial officer, senior vice president of corporate marketing and vice president of strategic planning.
  • Two company veterans fill out the team: Satjiv Chahil will be senior vice president for marketing and Douglas Solomon will be the vice president responsible for development and implementation of strategic plans.

Source: Los Angeles Times