Its a very sad day in the tech and auto community. Apple Board member and Chrysler CFO Jerry York has passed away according to a brief statement by Apple. He was hospitalized after suffering from a burst brain aneurysm yesterday morning. He died shortly after.
York was the chairman, President, and CEO of Harwinton Capital. He was also the former CFO of IBM and Chrysler. And he joined the Apple Board of Directors in 1997.
York was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1938 and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy. He also received an M.S. from MIT and an MBA from the University of Michigan. ?It?s been a privilege to know and work with Jerry, and I?m going to miss him a lot,” stated Apple CEO Steve Jobs. [PRNewsWire]