Steve Jobs Re-Elected to Disney Board

Despite health fears after he missed 75% of meetings in 2010
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2011 3:00 AM CDT
Steve Jobs Re-Elected to Disney Board
Apple CEO Steve Jobs appears at Apple's special media event to introduce the second generation iPad earlier this month.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Disney shareholders have re-elected Steve Jobs to the company's board of directors despite an advisory firm's concerns about his poor health. The Apple chief—who owns more than 7% of Disney stock and has been on the board since Disney acquired Pixar in 2006—missed nearly three-quarters of board meetings last year. He was also absent from yesterday's shareholder meeting, during which the other 12 board members were also re-elected, notes the Hollywood Reporter. (Read more Steve Jobs stories.)

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