Angela Ahrendts is the senior vice president for Apple Retail, a global leader in consumer electronics, who she joined after being the chief executive officer of Burberry, the global luxury company distinguished by its 155-year British heritage and iconic outerwear, for almost 10 years. Under Angela’s leadership, Burberry experienced a period of global growth through international retail expansion and innovative product design. Now, Burberry is recognized as one of the leading British brands in the world, with a thriving, connected corporate culture. Prior to Burberry, Angela was the executive vice president at Liz Claiborne Inc.
In 2008, with Burberry chief creative officer Christopher Bailey, Angela established the Burberry Foundation, dedicated to helping young people realize their dreams and the power of their creativity through financial, mentoring and product support.
Angela has been featured in Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women in the World, Fortune’s Businesspeople of the Year, and the Financial Times’ Top 50 Women in World Business.