Steve Dowling is the third Apple top manager who leaves the company n 2019. Recall that in February, Angela Ahrendts, who worked as senior vice president of retail and online trading, announced her departure, and in June, legendary designer Jonathan Ive left the company. All three were accountable to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Dowling sent an internal note to employees, saying that Apple’s senior vice president of marketing Philip W. Schiller will temporarily take his place.
Apple noted in a press release that Steve Dowling worked in the company for 16 years. During those years he put his contribution to the company at all levels and in the most significant moments.