Apple’s longest-serving board member steps down

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Apple will report its quarterly earnings on July 22nd, but the company just announced a bit of a board shake-up ahead of that — Bill Campbell, the company’s longest-tenured board member, is retiring after 17 years of service. He’ll be replaced by Sue L. Wagner, a co-founder and director at investment management firm BlackRock. “Sue is a pioneer in the financial industry and we are excited to welcome her to Apple’s board of directors,” said CEO Tim Cook in a press release. “We believe her strong experience, especially in M&A [mergers and acquisitions] and building a global business across both developed and emerging markets, will be extremely valuable as Apple continues to grow around the world.” With Wagner’s appointment, two of the…

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