Apple® today announced that John Browett will join the company as senior
vice president of Retail, reporting to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Browett comes
to Apple from European technology retailer Dixons Retail, where he has
been CEO since 2007. Beginning in April, he will be responsible for
Apple’s retail strategy and the continued expansion of Apple retail
stores around the world.
“Our retail stores are all about customer service, and John shares that
commitment like no one else we’ve met,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We
are thrilled to have him join our team and bring his incredible retail
experience to Apple.”
Prior to joining Dixons Retail, Browett held a series of executive
positions at Tesco plc including CEO of Tesco.com.
Earlier in his career he advised retail and consumer goods clients at
Boston Consulting Group. He holds a degree in Natural Sciences from
Cambridge University and an MBA from Wharton Business School.
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