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Jony Ive promoted to Apple's chief design officer
Jony Ive promoted to Apple's chief design officer

Jony Ive, credited with designing many of Apple's most successful products, has been promoted to chief design officer. Ive, 48, had previously served as the company's senior vice president of design. The promotion was revealed in a story published Tuesday in the Telegraph. Ive told journalist Stephen Fry during a visit to Apple's Cupertino, Calif., headquarters that the new role would relieve him from some administrative and management work and give him more time to think and travel. Among his sweeping duties: helping design Apple's new, in-the-works spaceship-style headquarters. "Jony’s signature will be everywhere. The oak chairs, the desks which...

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