Christopher Bailey Takes Over Burberry’s CEO Position

Posted Thursday May 1, 2014 2:23 PM GMT

Taking the reins, Christopher Bailey was officially introduced as the new CEO of Burberry on Thursday (May 1).

Former head of the brand Angela Ahrendts stepped down on Wednesday to take a position at Apple, and the British luxury brand didn’t waste any time finding her replacement.

Bailey has a lot on his plate as he takes over for Ahrendts, as she helped the company thrive and grow tremendously under her watch.

As for Christopher’s experience, he was the former chief creative officer for Burberry and joined the company in 2001. Starting today, he will now act as dual chief creative and executive officer of the brand.

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