30 Notable IT Executive Moves: July 2012

Bob Mansfield

Given the extraordinary growth of Apple in the last 10 years, any time one of its major executives moves on, industry watchers take note. That was the case in late June, when Apple confirmed that Bob Mansfield, SVP of hardware engineering and one of the driving forces behind the Mac, iPhone and iPad product lines, would retire after 13 years at the company. Mansfield joined Apple in 1999 following its acquisition of Raycer Graphics, and his day-to-day duties will transfer to Dan Riccio, vice president of iPad hardware engineering.

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