Apple names BlackRock founding partner to board

Tech management shakeups at Google & Apple
Tech management shakeups at Google & Apple

Apple said on Thursday that Susan Wagner, founding partner of BlackRock, had been appointed to its board.

The maker of iPhone said Bill Campbell, the board's longest-serving member, would retire after 17 years of service.

Campbell is chairman of Intuit, the developer of tax-preparation software TurboTax.

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Besides BlackRock, Wagner also serves on the boards of DSP BlackRock (India), as well as Swiss Re, Wellesley College and Hackley School.

—By Reuters