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Stephen Mather

Manager, Apple Inc.


I am a people-oriented, compassionate leader who builds strong peer relationships with my teams. I have a proven track record in supporting career development and enabling my teams to truly fulfil their potential. I take great pride in my approachability and I take a collaborative approach to leading within Apple.

I have a passion for people and languages and have spent time living and working internationally. This has allowed me to develop skills in interpersonal and political savvy, which, when coupled with a strong interest in technology, has enabled me to become a successful leader within Apple.

Professional Experience

Sep 2012Present

Store Manager

Apple Inc.
A people-focused role with responsibilities over the entire employee journey from recruitment and on-boarding, to training and supporting ongoing employee development and career progression. I have recently taken on more operational responsibilities over one of the busiest Genius Bars in Europe.
Sep 2012Jul 2014

Apple Store Leader Programme

Apple Inc.
The Apple Store Leader Programme is a 24-month immersion into every aspect of managing and operating an Apple Retail Store. Associates emerge from the programme with world-class leadership skills and the opportunity to secure a leadership position at Apple anywhere in the world.
Sep 2011Sep 2012

Customer Experience Team Leader

Manchester Arndale
Sep 2010Apr 2011

English Language Facilitator (Bordeaux, France)

British Council
Six month placement during University


Sep 2008Jul 2012

BA(Hons) Modern Languages with Translation & Interpreting Studies

The University of Salford
French & Spanish


Technology, Music, Guitar, Swimming, Windsurfing, Cycling, Fitness, Travelling, Languages, People.


Available on request