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- TitleSenior Vice President, Retail and People
O’Brien has the unusual role of leading Apple’s massive human resources department as well as its retail stores, both physical and online. It’s a daunting task, considering Apple employs over 130,000 people and boasts annual retail sales of about $74 billion, according to eMarketer. Apple is hoping that O’Brien’s people skills as an HR chief will translate to its retail store business and improve customer service.Subscribe to The Broadsheet, our newsletter on the world's most powerful women.