IPod Creator Leaves Apple

by admin November 5, 2008 at 10:28 am

Apple will hang onto executive for “consulting” for a bit longer, still helmed by a familiar face

There’s been a major shift of management at Apple. Tony Fadell, Apple’s senior vice president of the iPod Division, the man credited with envisioning the iPod in the first place, is quitting his job after a wildly successful run of around 7 years. He will remain on as a personal adviser to CEO Steve Jobs.

Mr. Fadell’s wife, Danielle Lambert, is a vice president of Human Resources at Apple and also announced her departure. She will be leaving at the end of the year. The pair is cited by Apple as leaving their positions to “devote more time to their young family.”

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