More than a year since Google CEO Eric Schmidt's departure from Apple's board, the company has elected a replacement.
Going in a completely different direction than Schmidt's expertise in online search and advertising, Apple today announced the appointment of Ronald Sugar, former chairman and CEO of aerospace and defense giant Northrop Grumman. Sugar will head the board's Audit and Finance Committee.
CEO Steve Jobs emphasized Sugar's engineering background in a statement announcing the appointment.
"Ron is an engineer at heart, who then became a very successful business leader. We are very excited to welcome … Read more