Apple hires Intel head of diversity to fill same role starting 2021

Apple on Thursday announced Barbara Whye, who is currently service as Intel’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, will join the company in a similar position early next year.
At Apple, Whye will serve as vice president of inclusion and diversity, replacing former diversity chief Christie Smith, reports Fortune. Smith departed in June after nearly three years of”An engineer by training and a globally-recognized leader on issues of representation in the technology industry, Barbara has spent 25 years at Intel, helping the company make meaningful and durable positive change,” said Apple spokesperson Kristin Huguet. “Now, she will bring her immense talents and deep experience to Apple, expanding our companywide effort to hire, develop and retain the world-class talent, at all levels, that reflects the communities we serve.”

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