Richard Howarth

Vice President
Industrial Design

Richard Howarth is Apple’s vice president of Industrial Design, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. 

Richard joined Apple in 1996 and has been involved in the design of nearly every Apple product since the original iMac. He’s led the design of each generation of iPhone and most recently, Apple Watch.

As head of the Industrial Design group, Richard leads a multinational team of extraordinarily talented designers, CAD sculptors and model makers responsible for creating and imagining the future of Apple products.

Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Ravensbourne.