Apple Taps Papermaster as Devices Hardware Engineer

Mark
Papermaster is joining Apple as senior vice president of Devices Hardware
Engineering, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Papermaster, who comes to Apple
from IBM, will lead Apple’s iPod and iPhone hardware engineering teams.
Papermaster has 25 years of product and technology experience, and was
previously a vice president at IBM.

Apple also
announced that Tony Fadell, Apple’s senior vice president of the iPod Division,
and his wife Danielle Lambert, vice president of Human Resources, are reducing
their roles within the company as they devote more time to their young
family. Fadell will remain at Apple as
an advisor to the CEO. Lambert will depart the company at the end of this year
after a successor is in place.

“Mark
is a seasoned leader and is going to be an excellent addition to our senior
management team,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Tony and Dani have each made important
contributions to Apple over the past eight years. We’re sorry to see Dani go, and are looking
forward to working with Tony in his new capacity.”

Papermaster has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering degree
from the University of Texas, and Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering
from the University of Vermont in 1988.
He is active with the University of Texas where he is a member of the
Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Council.

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