Apple hires Golden State Warriors exec as events director

Apple is reaching into the sports business industry for talent as the company hires Gail Hunter away from the Golden State Warriors. She is the team’s vice president of public affairs and event management.

Hunter, who joined the Warriors in 2012, will join Cupertino-based Apple as director of events on March 19, according to the team. The iPhone maker will host its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose again this year, from June 4-9.

Her last day with the Warriors is Friday. Hunter, a 2014…