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Wonder Woman Wednesday: Angela Ahrendts

Wonder Woman Wednesday: Angela Ahrendts

Here are 5 interesting facts you may not know about the current Senior VP of Retail and Online Stores:

  1. In her first year at Burberry, Ahrendts brought in an anthropologist to study the history of the company in order to ensure they could keep their story and message pure
  2. Just hours after it was announced that Ahrendts was to leave her role of CEO at Burberry, the company dropped £330 million in value in the stock exchange. Apple Inc, where she was moving to, saw shares increase by 5p.
  3. Ahrendts husband is her high school sweetheart and a stay-at-home dad to look after their three children
  4. In 2014, she received an honorary damehood for her services to business.
  5. She is the first woman to top Britain’s pay league during her time at Burberry. She was the UK’s highest paid CEO. 

To get a glimpse of Angela spreading her confidence and wisdom, we recommend you watch her 2010 Commencement Address at her alma mater: