More than six months after Ron Johnson’s departure, Apple has finally found a new retail chief to replace him, in one John Browett. The Cambridge- and Wharton-educated Browett will be coming to Cupertino in April after serving nearly five years as CEO of Dixons — the Taj Mahal of British retail. Before that, he held a smattering of obscurely defined “executive positions” at Tesco plc and advised retail clients at Boston Consulting Group. In a statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook lauded his company’s latest appointee, citing his “incredible retail experience” and commitment to customer service. Read more in the PR after the break.
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