Apple hires an ex-Microsoft exec to revamp its smart home business, and catch up to Google, Amazon

Apple just brought on a new leader for its home unit.
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Amazon-led health venture hires technology chief to work under Gawande

Serkan Kutan announced his new role on LinkedIn, describing the CTO role for the still-unnamed health initiative as a "dream job."
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J.Hilburn Hires Simon Kneen as Chief Creative Officer

J.Hilburn, a direct seller of men’s wear, is beefing up its staff, adding veteran design Simon Kneen to the fold as chief creative officer.
In this new position, Kneen will oversee design, styling and showroom presentations to retail stores for the Dallas-based company.
The U.K.-born Kneen has a long history in men’s wear. He served as creative design director for the Retail Brand Alliance, overseeing both Brooks Brothers and Adrienne Vittadini before being recruited by Banana Republic to serve as executive vice president of design and creative director. He was with Banana for six years but left in 2013, at which point he collaborated with brands including MadMen, L’Wren Scott and Narciso Rodriguez. Before coming to the States, Kneen was head designer for Balmain in the late Nineties.
“Simon is an innovative and experienced leader of men’s design and is a perfect fit for our brand,” said J.Hilburn’s chief executive officer Andy Janowski. “I am excited to have his creative vision and leadership as we build the future of custom-made total lifestyle fashion.”
Janowski, the former chief operating officer of Burberry and ceo of Smythson, joined the company last April. Since that time, he has been bolstering the staff by bringing Joe Dixon on board as chief operating officer and promoting James Burgess to vice president of stylist development.
Janowski took the reins J.Hilburn from cofounder and ceo Veeral Rathod. The

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Refinery29 Hires Ex-Time Inc. Exec Nicholas Butterworth as Head of Engineering and Product

Refinery29 has hired Nicholas Butterworth, most recently Time Inc.’s head of digital product engineering, as executive VP overseeing product and engineering teams. In addition, the female-targeted media company announced that Marissa Rosenblum — after a four-and-a-half-year stint at retailer Barneys New York — has rejoined Refinery29 as senior director of commerce. Butterworth will be responsible for […]

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