Apple officially names Steve Dowling as Vice President of Communications

Mark Gurman, 9to5Mac:

Apple has officially named long time director of public relations Steve Dowling as its new Vice President of Communications, as noted on the company’s executive bios webpage. Dowling succeeds former Apple Communications head Katie Cotton, who left Apple in 2014 following Apple CEO Tim Cook choosing to take Apple in a new direction PR-wise

Here's Steve Dowling's bio on Apple's site.