Apple's (AAPL) new CEO: Tim Cook was brought on board from Compaq in 1998, initially to oversee...

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Apple's (AAPL) new CEO: Tim Cook was brought on board from Compaq in 1998, initially to oversee manufacturing. He filled in as CEO for two months in 2004, when Jobs was recuperating from surgery, and later assumed responsibility for worldwide sales and its Mac computer division before being appointed COO in 2005. Cook stepped in for Jobs once again during Jobs' 2009 medical leave. AAPL -5.1% AH.