In pictures: Defining moments from Angela Ahrendt's Burberry years
Linda Sharkey has been an online journalist at The Independent since 2011. She is involved in different areas across the website and is currently the editor of our latest tool, Independent Plus. As the fashionista of the team, she looks after our Fashion section. Linda also shares her style on her pesonal blog www.fashioninsideout.co.uk
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Burberry's boss, Angela Ahrendt is set to join the iPhone and iPad maker Apple in a shock departure.
The luxury goods brand's respected CEO will become the technology giant's senior vice president for retail and online stores. Christopher Bailey, current chief creative officer of Burberry, will succeed Ahrendts when she steps down to fulfil her new role at Apple in 2014.
Together Bailey, who joined the company as creative director in 2001, and Ahrendt, who was appointed CEO in 2006, transformed the heritage brand into a multi-million fashion business.
We look at the defining moments of the brand during Bailey and Ahrendt's time.
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