Jeff Williams and Bruce Sewell Cash in Apple Stock Worth Nearly $15 Million

sewellTwo filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reveal that Apple executives Jeff Williams and Bruce Sewell each sold tens of thousands of shares of Apple stock on Monday, netting both millions of dollars.

Bruce Sewell, Apple’s general counsel and Senior Vice President of Legal and Government Affairs, sold 37,172 shares for approximately $15 million while Jeff Williams, who serves as Apple’s Senior Vice President of Operations, sold off 36,819 shares of stock, also earning approximately $15 million.

Bruce Sewell and Jeff Williams were among Apple executives who were awarded 150,000 RSUs in 2011 as an incentive to remain employed at Apple. Half of those shares vested on June 21, 2013. The other half will vest on March 21, 2016. In addition to 75,000 RSUs vesting in 2016, Sewell and Williams both have thousands of shares of stock remaining.

The transactions made by Sewell and Williams were in accordance with SEC Rule 10b5-1, which means the two executives notified the SEC that they planned to sell shares months ahead of the sale to avoid any accusations of insider trading.

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17 months ago
Judging how the previous thread last year went with the other executives cashing their shares, this is how I predict this thread will go:

Nobody deserves that much money.
:rolleyes: They earned all of it.
Good for them, they did good. :)
*Thread descends into the irrelevancy of economics and politics, discussing topics such as the minimum wage, Socialism vs Capitalism, and Europe vs USA*
*Thread may be closed for a while to stop the ship sailing off course*

:p
Rating: 16 Votes
17 months ago
I like his shirt. It looks like a Ermenegildo Zegna solid dress shirt in a beautiful light blue color.

http://www.bergdorfgoodman.com/p/Ermenegildo-Zegna-Striped-Dress-Shirt-Light-Blue/prod82040010/?ecid=BGCIGoogleProductAds&ci_src=17588969&ci_sku=prod82040010skuLIGHTBLUE

Simple classy yet very sophisticated and top notch quality.
Rating: 5 Votes
17 months ago
I wish I had 37,000 units of apple stock that I could sell. :)

Nice lump of change.
Rating: 4 Votes
17 months ago

I am a member of the iPad 3 club... please don't remind me. I know that people on here love to complain about Apple screwing their customers over, but the iPad 3 crap was a case where Apple really DID screw their customers over.


I have an iPad 3. I haven't followed why people who bought it would be upset. Because the iPad 4 was released earlier than one year later? I still think my iPad 3 is great. Why do you feel screwed over?
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago

They know the next iPhone is going to be flop. Lol


I'm curious what Apple's response would be. Would they introduce the iPhone 6 five to six months earlier than originally scheduled to salvage their stock/investor confidence? I'm planning on getting a 5S and wouldn't be too happy if I "joined" the iPad 3 club.
Rating: 1 Votes
17 months ago
They know the next iPhone is going to be flop. Lol
Rating: 1 Votes
17 months ago
The AAPL stock price is proof of no insider trading. Pretty much any point in the last 6 months would have been 10-30% more stock value :p
Rating: 1 Votes
17 months ago
More and more seem to pick up the cash. Do they know something? :D
Rating: 1 Votes
17 months ago

I'm curious what Apple's response would be. Would they introduce the iPhone 6 five to six months earlier than originally scheduled to salvage their stock/investor confidence? I'm planning on getting a 5S and wouldn't be too happy if I "joined" the iPad 3 club.


I am a member of the iPad 3 club... please don't remind me. I know that people on here love to complain about Apple screwing their customers over, but the iPad 3 crap was a case where Apple really DID screw their customers over.
Rating: 1 Votes
17 months ago
Executives sell stock all the time. It's not a big deal. It's how they got paid. You can't buy a new boat or house with stock, and only an idiot keeps all their money in shares of one company, no matter how well you think it'll do in the future.
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