Burberry boss joins Apple

Burberry’s respected boss, Angela Ahrendts, is leaving the luxury goods firm to join technology giant Apple.

Burberry boss joins Apple

Burberry’s respected boss, Angela Ahrendts, is leaving the luxury goods firm to join technology giant Apple.

She will join the iPhone and iPad maker as senior vice president for retail and online stores next year, leaving just two female chief executives in the FTSE 100 Index.

Ms Ahrendts spent more than seven years with Burberry, transforming it into a global luxury brand with a growing presence in emerging markets.

The company today revealed 17% growth in underlying retail sales in the six months to the end of September.

More in this section

Budget 2022 Logo

What impact will this  year's budget have on you and your business.

The Business Hub
Newsletter

News and analysis on business, money and jobs from Munster and beyond by our expert team of business writers.

Sign up
Puzzles logo
IE-logo

Puzzles hub

Visit our brain gym where you will find simple and cryptic crosswords, sudoku puzzles and much more. Updated at midnight every day. PS ... We would love to hear your feedback on the section right HERE.

Lunchtime
News Wrap

A lunchtime summary of content highlights on the Irish Examiner website. Delivered at 1pm each day.

Sign up
Revoiced
Newsletter

Our Covid-free newsletter brings together some of the best bits from irishexaminer.com, as chosen by our editor, direct to your inbox every Monday.

Sign up