Apple appoints new chief executive for hardware team

Apple appoints John Ternus as senior vice president of the Hardware Engineering department. He succeeds Dan Riccio, who is going to work on a new project within Apple. Ternus has been the vice president since 2013 of the hardware team.

Apple appoints John Ternus as senior vice president of the Hardware Engineering department. He succeeds Dan Riccio, who is going to work on a new project within Apple. Ternus has been the vice president since 2013 of the hardware team.

Ternus was already in charge of the hardware team responsible for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. He was also Apple a key figure in Intel’s transition to its own Arm-chips.

Apple now appoints Ternus as enior vice president of the hardware team, as his predecessor takes on a new role. That’s dan Riccio, who has worked at Apple since 1998 and now holds the title vice president of engineering. According to Apple, he’s going to work on a new project in that role, reporting directly to chief executive Tim Cook.

Whe another Riccio is going to work on, Apple doesn’t say. It may be about developing its own car, which Apple is rumoured to be working on. Riccio was involved in the development of virtually all Apple products, from the first generation iMac to the latest iPhones and AirPods, the manufacturer said. He joined Apple’s Product Design team in 1998 and has been the leader of the Hardware Engineering team since 2012.

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