Is Apple Hunting for a New CFO?

Bloomberg is out with breaking news that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has approached Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) Chief Financial Officer Laurence Tosi to take the CFO post at Apple.

Tosi told Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman that he plans to stay, rather than join Apple, said two of the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks were private. Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Apple, said the company is “not conducting a CFO search.” Current CFO Peter Oppenheimer “loves the company and is extremely happy in his role,” Dowling said.

This would be an interesting development at Apple because the company has had the same CFO since 2004. Steve Jobs may be making some moves as his health remains in question and Wall Street sweats bullets about Apple after Jobs.

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