Eddy Cue, chief of iTunes, promoted to Apple SVP of Internet software and services
Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook promoted the company's iTunes and iCloud chief, Eddy Cue, to the role of senior vice president of Internet software and services.
Cue, a 22-year-old veteran at Apple, will now be in charge of Apple's entire cloud-based operations. In his new role, Cue will continue to oversee iTunes and iCloud but will also be in charge of the App Store and iBookstore. During his tenure at Apple, Cue helped found the iTunes store in 1998, as well as the App Store in 2003.
"Please join me in congratulating Eddy on this significant and well-deserved promotion. I have worked with Eddy for many years and look forward to working with him even closer in the future," wrote Cook in an email published by 9to5Mac. Cue will now report directly to Cook.
Cue's promotion is one of the first in what is likely to be many after co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs resigned last week. Jobs, however, will remain as Apple's chairman of the board.
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