Apple hires Dixons boss to run stores

Apple’s Tim Cook has picked the head of Dixons, the largest British consumer-electronics retailer to run the iPhone maker’s chain of stores and oversee global expansion.

1st February, 2012
Apple hires Dixons boss to run stores
John Browett.

Apple’s Tim Cook has picked the head of Dixons, the largest British consumer-electronics retailer to run the iPhone maker’s chain of stores and oversee global expansion.

John Browett, 48, will start at Apple in April as a senior vice president, reporting to Cook, the California-based company said in a statement today. The appointment ends a more than seven-month search to replace former retail head Ron Johnson, who last year left what...

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