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The newest member of Apple's board of directors, Ronald Sugar, led the way in terms of re-election votes at this week's shareholder meeting, a Form 8-K submitted to the SEC reveals. Sugar in fact trumped CEO Steve Jobs, getting 3.5 million more votes to sit in excess of 574 million. Sugar has only been with Apple since November.
Ronald Sugar to chair audit and finance committee
Apple has announced the appointment of Ronald D. Sugar to the company's board of directors. Sugar was most recently the CEO and chairman of the board at military/aerospace contractor Northrop Grumman; he is still a director at several other businesses, including Amgen, Chevron and Air Lease Corporation. As a member of Apple's board, Sugar will be responsible for chairing the Audit and Finance Committee.