Apple names Sabih Khan senior vice president of Operations

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Sabih Khan, a 24-year Apple veteran, has been named Apple’s senior vice president of Operations, the company said in a statement on Thursday. Mr. Khan continues to report to Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.

In his new role, Mr. Khan will be in charge of Apple’s global supply chain, ensuring product quality and overseeing planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and product fulfillment functions, as well as Apple’s supplier responsibility programs, says Apple.

Before joining Apple’s procurement group in 1995, Mr. Khan worked as an applications development engineer and key account technical leader at GE Plastics. He earned a bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University, and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

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