“It is not often that a company boss gets to bathe in the success of a product that is a smash hit with consumers. It is rarer still for that product to be genuinely important, transforming not just the company that designed it but the face of an industry,” Paul Durman reports for The Sunday Times. “It is even more remarkable for one chief executive to enjoy this level of success, not at one company, but at two quite different businesses in the same year. And to accomplish all this while undergoing treatment for cancer – well, that’s just incredible.”
“Yet this is the story of 2004 for Mr Incredible himself – Steve Jobs, 49, chief executive of Apple Computer and Pixar Animation Studios… The Sunday Times Business Person of 2004,” Durman reports. “His success with the Apple iPod and Pixar films has transformed two industries.”
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