Chris Van Amburg is leaving Apple after a four-year stint as Head of Video Marketing, reports Deadline. He just announced his exit in a memo to staff.
In his role, Van Amburg oversaw creative marketing strategy for Apple TV+ series and films, reporting to Apple’s Cupertino-based marketing leadership. No word on why he’s leaving.
Before joining Apple prior the launch of its streaming platform, Van Amburg was senior vice president of Marketing at Sony. In his move to Apple, he followed former Sony Pictures TV toppers, Zack Van Amburg, who is his brother, and Jamie Erlicht, who are Heads of Apple Worldwide Video.
Van Amburg’s departure follows the May exit of Apple TV+ head of film marketing strategy JP Richards.
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