Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple and serves on its Board of Directors.
Before being named CEO in August 2011, Tim was Apple's Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all of the company's worldwide sales and operations, including end-to-end management of Apple's supply chain, sales activities, and service and support in all markets and countries. He also headed Apple's Macintosh division and played a key role in the continued development of strategic reseller and supplier relationships, ensuring flexibility in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace.
Prior to joining Apple, Tim was vice president of Corporate Materials for Compaq and was responsible for procuring and managing all of Compaq's product inventory.
Previous to his work at Compaq, Tim was the chief operating officer of the Reseller Division at Intelligent Electronics.
Tim also spent 12 years with IBM, most recently as director of North American Fulfillment where he led manufacturing and distribution functions for IBM's Personal Computer Company in North and Latin America.
Tim earned an M.B.A. from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.
Angela Ahrendts is Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.
Angela is responsible for the operation and expansion of Apple retail and online stores, which have redefined the shopping experience for hundreds of millions of customers around the world. Apple retail stores set the standard for customer service with innovative features like the Genius Bar, personal setup and one-to-one personal training to help customers get the most out of their Apple products.
Angela joined Apple from Burberry, where she served as CEO and led the company through a period of outstanding global growth. Prior to Burberry, she was executive vice president at Liz Claiborne Inc., and earlier in her career she served as president of Donna Karan International.
Angela holds a Marketing and Merchandising degree from Ball State University in Indiana, where she was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2010. She is also a member of the UK's Prime Minister's Business Advisory Council and was named honorary dame commander of the British Empire in April 2014.
Eddy Cue is Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.
Eddy oversees Apple's industry-leading content stores including the iTunes Store, the revolutionary App Store and the iBookstore, as well as Siri, Maps, iAd and Apple's innovative iCloud services. Eddy's team has an excellent track record of building and strengthening online services to meet and exceed the high expectations of Apple's customers.
He is a 25-year Apple veteran and leads a large organization of amazing people. Eddy played a major role in creating the Apple online store in 1998, the iTunes Store in 2003 and the App Store in 2008. He also played a key role in developing Apple's award-winning iLife suite of applications. In his early years at Apple, he was a successful manager of software engineering and customer support teams.
Eddy earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University.
Craig Federighi is Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Craig oversees the development of iOS, OS X and Apple's common operating system engineering teams. His teams are responsible for delivering the software at the heart of Apple's innovative products, including the user interface, applications and frameworks.
Craig returned to Apple in 2009 to lead OS X engineering, working on a number of major software releases including OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of the world's most advanced desktop operating system. Prior to his return, Craig worked at NeXT, followed by Apple, and then spent a decade at Ariba where he held several roles including chief technology officer.
Craig holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Jonathan Ive is Apple's Chief Design Officer, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Jony is responsible for all design at Apple, including the look and feel of Apple hardware, user interface, packaging, major architectural projects such as Apple Campus 2 and Apple's retail stores, as well as new ideas and future initiatives.
Since 1996, Jony has led Apple's design team, which is widely regarded as one of the world's best. He holds over 5,000 patents and has been recognized with numerous design awards, including the Design Museum London's first Designer of the Year in 2003, the Design and Art Direction (D&AD) President's Award in 2005 and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum's Product Design Award in 2007.
In 2012, D&AD named Jony and his team the Best Design Studio of the past 50 years. Their work is featured in the permanent collections of museums around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Pompidou in Paris.
Jony earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Newcastle Polytechnic. As an undergraduate, he twice won the Royal Society of Arts' prestigious Student Design Award, and years later the RSA awarded him the title of Royal Designer for Industry. He also holds honorary doctorates from the Royal College of Art, the Rhode Island School of Design and Northumbria University.
A native of London, Sir Jonathan Ive was made a Knight Commander of the British Empire in 2013 "for services to design and enterprise."
Luca Maestri is Apple's senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer reporting to CEO Tim Cook. As CFO, Luca oversees the accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury, M&A, investor relations, internal audit and tax functions at Apple. Luca joined Apple in 2013 as vice president of Finance and corporate controller, and has worked closely with Apple's senior leadership since his arrival.
Luca has over 25 years of experience building and leading finance teams in global companies with significant operating scale and complexity. Prior to joining Apple, Luca was CFO at Xerox and previously at Nokia Siemens Networks.
He began his career with General Motors and spent 20 years in finance and operating roles in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. While at GM, Luca was part of the team that established GM's regional Asia Pacific operations, including manufacturing investments in China and Thailand. He later became CFO for all of GM's operations in Europe, which spanned over 45 countries with annual net revenue of approximately $40 billion.
Luca graduated from Luiss University in Rome with a bachelor's degree in Economics and earned a master's degree in Science of Management from Boston University.
Dan Riccio is senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Dan leads the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod engineering teams which have delivered dozens of breakthrough products.
Dan joined Apple in 1998 as vice president of Product Design and in 2010 was named vice president of iPad Hardware Engineering. Dan has been a key contributor to most of the company's hardware over his career and was instrumental in all of Apple's iPad products since the first generation iPad was introduced.
Prior to Apple, Dan worked at Compaq as Senior Manager of Mechanical Engineering where he was responsible for the mechanical design of Compaq's Consumer PC products. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Philip Schiller is Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Schiller is a member of Apple's Executive Team. Since rejoining Apple in April 1997 Schiller has helped the company create the best computers in the world with the Mac, lead the digital music revolution with iPod and iTunes, reinvent mobile phones with iPhone and the App Store, and define the future of mobile computing with iPad.
Schiller has over twenty five years of marketing and management experience, including twenty years at Apple in various marketing management positions; as the Vice President of Product Marketing at Macromedia, Inc. of San Francisco, CA; as the Director of Product Marketing at FirePower Systems, Inc. of Menlo Park, CA; as an Information Technology Manager at Nolan, Norton & Company of Lexington, MA; and as a Programmer and Systems Analyst at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.
Schiller graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Boston College in 1982.
Bruce Sewell is Apple's general counsel and senior vice president of Legal and Government Affairs, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Sewell serves on the company's executive team and oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation and securities compliance, as well as government affairs.
Sewell joined Apple from Intel Corporation in September 2009. At Intel, he was responsible for leading all of Intel's legal, corporate affairs and corporate social responsibility programs, managing attorneys and policy professionals located in over 30 countries around the world. He joined Intel in 1995 as a senior attorney assigned to counsel various business groups in areas such as antitrust compliance, licensing and intellectual property.
In 2001, Sewell was promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel, managing Intel's litigation portfolio, and handled corporate transactions including M&A activities.
Prior to joining Intel, Sewell was a partner in the litigation firm of Brown & Bain P.C. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1986 and to the Washington D.C. Bar in 1987. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Sewell received his J.D. from George Washington University in 1986, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Lancaster, in the United Kingdom, in 1979.
Jeff Williams is Apple's senior vice president of Operations reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Jeff leads a team of people around the world responsible for end‑to‑end supply chain management and dedicated to ensuring that Apple products meet the highest standards of quality.
Jeff joined Apple in 1998 as head of worldwide procurement and in 2004 he was named vice president of Operations. In 2007, Jeff played a significant role in Apple's entry into the mobile phone market with the launch of the iPhone, and he has led worldwide operations for iPod and iPhone since that time.
Prior to Apple, Jeff worked for the IBM Corporation from 1985 to 1998 in a number of operations and engineering roles. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Duke University.
Apple's Board of Directors oversees the Chief Executive Officer and other senior management in the competent and ethical operation of Apple on a day-to-day basis and assures that the long-term interests of shareholders are being served. To satisfy the Board's duties, directors are expected to take a proactive, focused approach to their positions, and set standards to ensure that Apple is committed to business success through the maintenance of high standards of
responsibility and ethics.
The Board has adopted the following committee charters and governance guidelines that, in conjunction with Apple's articles of incorporation and bylaws, form the governance framework for Apple. The governance structure is designed to foster principled actions, effective decision-making and appropriate monitoring of both compliance and performance.
Former Chairman and CEO, Genentech
Chairman of the Board
Former CFO and Corporate President,
The Boeing Company
Former Vice President of the United States
Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company
Nominating Committee Chair
President and CEO, Grameen America
Compensation Committee Chair
Former Chairman and CEO,
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Audit Committee Chair
Co-founder and Director, BlackRock
Audit and Finance Committee
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Apple Public Policy Advocacy Website
Political Contributions - 2012 to date
Articles of Incorporation
Business Conduct Policy
Business Conduct Policy - Summary of Changes
Corporate Governance Guidelines
Director Conflicts of Interest Guidelines