In addition to the promotion of Shapiro, Apple has gone ahead and promoted multiple executives to various VP positions within the company. These new VPs will the other roughly 100 other executives in vice president roles, all of which report to Apple’s group of senior vice presidents or directly to Tim Cook, CEO of the company, CFO Luca Maestri and COO Jeff Williams.
The first notable promotion included in the report is Alan Gilchrist, a member of Apple’s custom chip development team. Gilchrist has been promoted to vice president of engineering for custom silicon and battery technology, as indicated by his LinkedIn profile.
Additionally, Eden Spears, a member of brand marketing for iPhone and iPad, has been promoted to VP of the brand for the entirety of Apple. Spears will be leading brand marketing initiatives for additional products such as Apple Watch and AirPods, with packaging and retain efforts integrated as well.
Finally, Stacey Lysik and Ron Huang have been promoted to vice-presidential roles by Apple’s head of software engineering Craig Federighi. Lysik previously worked as senior director of software program management, while Huang was senior director of sensing and connectivity.