Apple (AAPL) names John Browett to run its retail ops, taking the rare step of filling its most...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL) names John Browett to run its retail ops, taking the rare step of filling its most high-profile vacancy with an outsider after ending a seven-month search. Browett is the CEO of Dixons (DSITY.PK), one of Europe's largest electronics chains, and he will take over as Apple looks to expand its retail ops internationally.