NEW YORK, may 16. /TASS/. Former senior Vice President аApple Angela Arends entered on Thursday of the leadership of Airbnb — the service operator of rental housing. This was announced by Airbnb in a statement.

Arends elected the third independent member of the Board of Directors of Airbnb. The other two are the former CEO of the cashless payment system of American Express Ken Chenault and former chief financial officer Pixar, Ann Mather.

According to CNBC, Arends until the resignation in April was one of the highest paid members of management, Apple. By the end of 2018, she received a bonus and a salary of $26.5 million, and this figure surpassed the head of the Corporation Tim cook ($15.7 million).

Cook in an official statement in February did not specify reasons for leaving Arends, who worked in the company for more than five years. She was responsible for retail and Internet sales. In the last quarter of 2018 total revenue, Apple made $of 84.31 billion, and net income of $19,97 billion Both figures showed a decline compared to the data for the first quarter of 2018. Then Apple’s revenue was $88,29 billion and a profit of $of 20.06 billion, The Wall Street Journal noted that this is the first time in about 10 years when he recorded this low and revenues, and Apple’s profits.

Airbnb in November 2018 said it will no longer publish proposals for the rental homes in Jewish settlements on the West Bank of the Jordan river, as this question is at the heart of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. However, last month the company abandoned its decision, specifying that it will transfer the rental money to humanitarian organizations.

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