Apple has announced that it has hired Burberry CEO, Angela Ahrendts to work on the company’s retail stores, in the position of a Senior VP.
Angela Ahrendts will report directly to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, and she will be responsible for the “strategic direction, expansion and operation” of Apple’s retail stores.
“I am thrilled that Angela will be joining our team,” said Cook. “She shares our values and our focus on innovation, and she places the same strong emphasis as we do on the customer experience. She has shown herself to be an extraordinary leader throughout her career and has a proven track record.”
“I am profoundly honored to join Apple in this newly created position next year, and very much look forward to working with the global teams to further enrich the consumer experience on and offline,” said Ahrendts. “I have always admired the innovation and impact Apple products and services have on people’s lives and hope in some small way I can help contribute to the company’s continued success and leadership in changing the world.”
Angela Ahrendts will join Apple in the spring of next year when she completes here role as the CEO or Burberry.
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