Apple has announced that Jeff Williams will be their new Chief Operating Officer, they also announced that Phil Schiller will be the head of their App Store across all platforms.
Jeff Williams has been with Apple since 1998 as head of their worldwide procurement and has be a vice president of operations since 2010.
“We are fortunate to have incredible depth and breadth of talent across Apple’s executive team. As we come to the end of the year, we’re recognizing the contributions already being made by two key executives,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Jeff is hands-down the best operations executive I’ve ever worked with, and Johny’s team delivers world-class silicon designs which enable new innovations in our products year after year.”
Cook continued, “In addition, Phil is taking on new responsibilities for advancing our ecosystem, led by the App Store, which has grown from a single, groundbreaking iOS store into four powerful platforms and an increasingly important part of our business. And I’m incredibly happy to welcome Tor Myhren, who will bring his creative talents to our advertising and marcom functions.”
You can find out more details about Apple;s new Chief Operating Officer over at their website at the link below.