Apple taps Burberry chief to head retail and online ops

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

Apple (AAPL) has named Angela Ahrendts, the CEO of British luxury brand Burberry (BBRYF.PK),  to the newly created position of Senior VP of Retail & Online Stores. Ahrendts is set to join in the spring.

Apple has been without a retail head since John Browett was shown the door a year ago, leaving CEO Tim Cook in charge of retail on an interim basis

Burberry will replace Ahrendts with its Chief Creative Officer, Christopher Bailey. (PR)