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Apple Inc gets sales head Deirdre O'Brien to lead HR
HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Tuesday, 25 July 2017

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A veteran of Apple, O’Brien has been working for the company for almost 30 years now. She had joined Apple in 1988.

Deirdre O'Brien has been appointed the vice president of people. As part of the new role, Deirdre O’Brien will be responsible for handling almost all HR functions at Apple, including talent development, recruitment, benefits, compensation, business support and handling Apple University.  

O’Brien will report to Tim Cook, Apple CEO.

Prior to this appointment, she was working as vice president for the worldwide sales and operations of the company.

A veteran of Apple, O’Brien has been working for the company for almost 30 years now. She had joined Apple in 1988.

She has a huge experience and is well versed with company culture and practices. Her expertise will bring value to the company’s HR function.

Commenting on her appointment, Tim Cook said "As long as I've been at Apple, Deirdre has been the glue that bonds our operations, sales, marketing and finance teams to deliver products to our customers".

Cook further added that "She is a superb leader and I'm thrilled she will be bringing her experience and talent to this critical role".

Talking about her appointment, O’Brien said that she is very excited to lead Apple’s team of 1,20,000 incredibly talented people around the world, who are motivated to do amazing things every day.

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