“As you’ll know from my earlier posts, I firmly believe in following your intuition, especially in relation to the most important decisions in your life,” Angela Ahrendts, Burberry CEO and incoming Apple VP of Retail, writes on LinkedIn.

“When I joined Burberry in 2006, it was not without a lot of reflection – I had an incredible role and a fantastic team in New York, and family life was finally beginning to show some semblance of balance. The idea of uprooting our lives to move to London demanded a lot of soul searching and over months of consideration I thought it over so much I realized I was in danger of losing touch with how I truly felt about the opportunity,” Ahrendts writes. “In the final analysis I realized my truest guide would be my intuition – which told me I would have the greatest partner in Christopher Bailey and that together we could build the company we always dreamed of working for.”

“My instincts didn’t let me down, and my time as CEO of Burberry has without question been the most rewarding period of my professional life,” Ahrendts writes. “As I prepare to start a new chapter in my career, I have had much cause to reflect on what our global teams have achieved these past eight years in creating not only a great brand, but a really great company. Because for me Burberry’s true success is measured not by financial growth or brand momentum, but by something much more human: one of the most connected, creative and compassionate cultures in the world today, steeped in common values and beliefs, and united around a shared vision. Today, I can honestly say that Burberry is the company I had always dreamed of working for.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Morris” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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