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Apple hires Amazon Fire exec for TV business

Wednesday 8 February 2017 | 09:02 CET | News
Apple has hired Timothy D. Twerdahl, the former head of Amazon's Fire TV unit, as vice president in charge of Apple TV product marketing, Bloomberg reports. Twerdahl joined Apple this month, a spokesman for the iPhone maker said. He had been general manager and director of Amazon's Fire TV business since 2013, according to his LinkedIn profile. At Apple, Twerdahl reports to Greg Joswiak, vice president in charge of marketing for the iPhone, according to a person familiar with the matter. Twerdahl replaces Pete Distad, who will switch to leading Apple's content deal efforts. Distad joined

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