Apple’s vice president of communications, Steve Dowling, is leaving the company after 16 years, reports Recode.

Dowling in 2014 took over from Katie Cotton, Apple’s former PR lead who left the company. Since then, he’s been running Apple’s PR team.

Dowling first joined Apple in 2003, serving as Apple’s head of corporate public relations under Katie Cotton until assuming the vice president position after Cotton’s departure.

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