Ferrari taps into Apple exec to join its board

Italian supercar maker Ferrari has tapped into an Apple executive to serve as a new member of its board.

Eddy Cue, who has worked for Apple for 23 years and reports directly to company CEO Tim Cook, holds the title of senior vice president of Internet and software activities.

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Cue was very crucial in the launch of iTunes in 2003 and the App Store in 2008. He also oversees the iBookstore, Siri and iCloud.

“I am delighted that Eddy Cue, one of the main driving forces behind Apple’s range of revolutionary products, has now joined our board,” said Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo. “His huge experience in the dynamic, innovative world of the Internet will be of great assistance to us.”

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoWeek