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Katherine Adams is Apple’s new general counsel and SVP

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Katherine Adams is Apple’s new general counsel and SVP

Bruce Sewell is retiring and Katherine Adams is taking on as Apple's new head of criminal.

Katherine Adams, previously of Honeywell, is becoming a member of Apple as general counsel and senior vp of Felony and International Safety. Bruce Sewell, who noticed Apple thru its criminal battles with Samsung, amongst others, and its standoff with the FBI, can be retiring after 8 years with the corporate.

From Apple:

"We're overjoyed to welcome Kate to our workforce. She's a seasoned chief with exceptional judgment and that has labored on all kinds of criminal instances globally. Right through her occupation she's additionally been an recommend on most of the values we at Apple hang expensive," mentioned Tim Prepare dinner, Apple's CEO. "Bruce has our perfect needs for his retirement, after 8 years of devoted carrier to Apple and a greatly a success occupation. He has tirelessly defended our IP, our consumers' proper to privateness and our values. Bruce has set a new usual for general counsels, and I'm proud to have labored with him and proud to name him a pal."

"Apple has had an amazing affect at the global and it is an honor to enroll in their workforce," mentioned Kate Adams. "I am excited to lend a hand Apple keep growing and evolve world wide, protective their concepts and IP, and protecting our shared values."

"To have labored with this superb government workforce and all of the extremely sensible other folks at Apple, particularly my colleagues in criminal and world safety, has been the honour of a life-time," mentioned Bruce Sewell. "The years I've spent on this activity were essentially the most enjoyable of my occupation. I am extremely joyful Kate is becoming a member of and I do know she can be an enormous asset."

Adams joins Apple in the middle of ongoing proceedings with cell modem provider, Qualcomm, and endured unsure over how privateness and encryption regulations will evolve and be interpreted around the world. It is a significantly necessary activity at Apple and one that is affecting each buyer.

On behalf of everybody right here, we want Adams the perfect in her new function, and Sewell each happiness in his retirement.


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