Apple Announces New Board of Directors

MacWorld Expo, Boston--August 6, 1997--Apple Computer Inc. today announced significant changes to its Board of Directors, replacing all but two former directors with four new hands-on industry executives. Apple's new Board is now composed of six directors:

The company is in the process of recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer, who will also join the Board. The new Board has decided not to name a Chairman until the new Chief Executive Officer has been selected.

Resigning from the Apple Board are Mike Markkula, Katherine Hudson, and Bernard Goldstein. This follows the recent resignations of Delano Lewis and Gilbert Amelio.

"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mr. Markkula, Ms. Hudson, and Mr. Goldstein for their contributions to Apple during a very difficult time in its history" said Woolard.

Apple Computer, Inc., a recognized innovator in the information industry and leader in multimedia technologies, creates powerful solutions based on easy-to-use personal computers, servers, peripherals, software, handheld computers and Internet content. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple develops, manufactures, licenses and markets solutions, products, technologies and services for business, education, consumer, entertainment, scientific and engineering and government customers in more than 140 countries.

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