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The old saw about Apple Computer Inc. needing some adult supervision can now be shelved. On July 3, Chief Executive Gilbert F. Amelio added the final member to his senior management team: Ellen M. Hancock, the 53-year-old former IBM and National Semiconductor Corp. exec who will be Apple's chief technology officer. With her hiring, Amelio, in his job since February, has assembled a five-person executive staff at Apple's Cupertino (Calif.) headquarters, with some 140 years of combined high-technology experience.

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