8/25/2009 6:29:00 PM
Ex-Motorola man joins Apple
marketing chief, Simon Thompson, is to join Apple.
Thompson will join the
iPhone manufacturer as online store director for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will be based in London and replaces Neil Stevens, who
recently joined Skype.
He joined Motorola in 2006
as pan European marketing director, at a time when the manufacturer spent £30m
a year on advertising in Europe and was the
second-biggest handset manufacturer in the world.
Two years ago, Thompson
joined online discount holiday company lastminute.com from Motorola. He will
leave in September.