Cupertino, California – Apple today announced Dan Riccio will take on a new role focusing on a new project and reporting to CEO Tim Cook, building on more than two decades of innovation, service and leadership at Apple. John Ternus will now lead Apple’s Hardware Engineering organization as a member of the management team.
“Every innovation that Dan has helped Apple make has made us a better and more innovative company, and we’re glad he’s still part of the team,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. John’s deep expertise and broad experience make him a bold and visionary leader for our hardware engineering teams. I want to congratulate them both on these exciting new steps, and I look forward to many more innovations they will help bring to the world. ”
Riccio has been a leader in the design, development and development of almost all Apple products. From the first generation iMac to the newer 5G iPhone series, M1
“Working at Apple has been an opportunity of a lifetime, and spent on making the world’s best products with the most talented people you can imagine,” said Riccio. “After 23 years of leading our product design or hardware engineering team – which culminated in our largest and most ambitious product year ever – the time has come for a change. Next time, I’m looking forward to doing what I love most – focusing all my time and energy on Apple on creating something new and amazing that I could not be more excited about. ”