She probably wants to spend more time with her family.
Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's current "Vice President of People," is set to
take Ahrendts' place. O'Brien will be taking on new responsibilities for
Apple's retail and online stores in her expanded role as Senior Vice
President of Retail and People, reporting directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
During her tenure, Apple shares have seen a devastating drop in value, or so it seems. Perhaps that's just been this past six months.
And as usual, it will be the 207 comments (so far) that will be most interesting.
I do have to admit the new store layouts are awful. As much as folks joked about the "Genius Bar," at least one knew where to go when one needed help. Not so any more.