Institutional Shareholder Services said all companies should have succession plans in place, and Apple shareholders would benefit by having a report on the company's succession plans disclosed annually.
"Such a report would enable shareholders to judge the board on its readiness and willingness to meet the demands of succession planning based on the circumstances at that time," ISS said. Apple wasn't available to comment.
Apple has been reluctant to talk publicly about its ...
While Jobs's request for privacy during medical leave is logical, Apple investors have a right to want more transparency than Apple's offering.