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Ive to succeed Jobs?


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TimesOnline is running an interesting article Apple design impresario Jonathan Ive, which contains many of the usual anecdotes and platitudes vis-a-vis his design genius.

However, the truly interesting bit in the article regards the question of who will succeed His Steveness and, of course, Ive is listed as a leading contender.

Jess McMullin, a prominent Silicon Valley blogger, has gone as far as to write an open letter to Apple's board of directors, pointing out that it is their "fiduciary duty to develop a succession plan" and that Jonathan Ive should be at the top of their list.


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Dan Moren, co-editor of MacUser, agrees. He describes Mr Ive as "the man who embodies what Apple is perhaps most famous for--design."

A couple perhaps not totally-unknown bloggers don't exactly constitute a groundswell or grassroots campaign. Nevertheless, the idea has merit...

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