But in February 2019, Apple announced she was leaving the company. My Father’s Voice. Angela Ahrendts has served as Apple's head of retail for the past five years. A letter to my son: Conviction, confidence, and courage Published on February 27, ... More from Angela Ahrendts. 1982 Graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. View Angela Ahrendts’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. It was the sub. The hed was: Apple names Deirdre O'Brien senior vice president of Retail + People. Angela and Gregg are now based in … The family recently supported MusiCares, which provides resources to musicians in times of need. But it was the Angela Ahrendts news that caught fire. LOOKING FORWARD: Earlier in the decade, the foundation listed an address in England. Angela has 2 jobs listed on their profile. That wasn't the headline, of course. Talented and industrious, Angela Ahrendts was born as Angela Jean Ahrendts in the early 1960s in New Palestine, Indiana, United States of America to Richard Ahrendts and Jean Ahrendts. Angela Ahrendts Plans April Departure After Five Successful Years. Her father was a businessman and her mother was a homemaker. We are honored to welcome her to the 2018 Global Leadership Summit faculty.. Ahrendts may not have taken a typical path into the tech world, but she’s quickly become one of the most important and highest-paid executives at Apple. Angela Ahrendts shared a photo on Instagram: “I wrote a letter to my son on LinkedIn today and sincerely hope it inspires many other musicians,…” • See 52 photos and videos on their profile. Son Jennings, meanwhile, is a musician. December 27, 2017. Angela Ahrendts, recently named one of the world’s most powerful women, is influencing the world of retail through her role at Apple. There'd been almost no advanced word and so it caught almost everyone by surprise. Another Exciting Chapter.