Leaving her position as CEO of Burberry to run Apple’s Retail and Online Stores division as senior vice president has garnered plenty of consideration for Angela Ahrendts as Apple gears up for promoting the Apple Watch starting next year. Today, Fortune’s 2014 listing of the “Most Powerful Women in Business” has taken discover. Fortune writes:
Ahrendts might have given up a CEO title when she left Burberry to go Apple’s $20 billion retail operation, however her new position places her extra within the highlight than ever. At Apple since May, she’s now key to the success of the corporate’s new watch.
Ahrendts has up to now been readily welcomed by Apple’s Retail Store employees as she began her new role this year, and Fortune ranks her at #29 as her first entry onto the listing. Who tops Fortune’s record of “Most Powerful Women in Business” this yr? Ginni Rometty, who has her personal ties to Apple now because of IBM’s newly announced partnership with the iPhone maker.
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