Today in the history of Apple: John Sculley becomes the CEO of Apple

April 8, 1983: John Sculley, former president of PepsiCo, takes over the third CEO of Apple.

Lack of experience in selling technology products, Sculley is attracted to Apple by Steve Jobs himself. The co-founder of Apple showed the example of Pepsi's executive: "Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sweet water or do you want to change the world?"

Sculley just turned 44 when he took office as Apple's CEO at Mike Markkula, who had been running the business since 1981.

To persuade Sculley to quit his job as $ 500,000 a year at Pepsi, Apple has agreed to pay him $ 1 milli a year, salary and half as a bus. Sculley also received a signing bus of $ 1 milli, a golden parachute clause of $ 1 milli, 350,000 AAPL shares and mey to buy a house in California equivalent to his Cnecticut home [19659006] John Sculley and Steve Jobs

The plan was that Sculley and Jobs, who was then the president of Apple, …

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