Angela Ahrendts

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Angela Jean Ahrendts, DBE, born June 7, 1960.

Ahrendts was born and raised in New Palestine, Indiana, the third of six children. Her father, Richard Ahrendts, was a businessman, and her mother, Jean, was a homemaker.

She attended New Palestine High School, where she was a varsity cheerleader. In 1982, she earned an undergraduate degree in Merchandising and Marketing from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Hoạt động và sự nghiệp

  • In charge of online retail and Apple’s 497 stores worldwide, the former Burberry CEO is known for her ability to reimagine the retail experience.
  • With iPhone sales down, Ahrendts is rebranding Apple stores as “town squares,” driving traffic by rebranding the spaces as gathering & learning hubs.
  • She also launched “Today At Apple,” extending in-store educational opportunities to coding and computer science.
  • Since joining Apple in 2014, she leads 50% of the company’s workforce and has overseen Apple’s expansion in China, opening 41 stores in three years.
  • She is the only woman on the senior leadership team. Apple is still 68% male.

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