Apple has named Deirdre O’Brien senior vice president of Retail + People. She replaces Angela Ahrendts who led the company's retail department for five years, and is leaving Apple in April.
O'Brien worked at Apple for 30 years, most recently as head of Apple's People department, which has now been merged with Retail.
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“For more than three decades, she has helped keep Apple focused on serving customers and enriching lives. She’s an exceptional leader and she’s been a vital partner to our retail teams around the world since the very beginning," Tim Cook said of O'Brien in a statement. Read more...More about Apple, Angela Ahrendts, Deirdre O Brien, Apple Retail, and Tech