New Senior Vice President Lineup at Apple

Apple PR:

Apple today announced that Craig Federighi, Apple’s vice president of Mac Software Engineering, and Dan Riccio, Apple’s vice president of Hardware Engineering, have been promoted to senior vice presidents. Federighi and Riccio will report to Apple CEO Tim Cook and serve on Apple’s executive management team.

Makes sense, especially in Federighi’s case, after Mountain Lion shipped on time and to great reviews.

Apple also announced that Bob Mansfield, who announced his retirement in June, will remain at Apple. Mansfield will work on future products, reporting to Tim Cook.

That’s interesting, given that it’s utterly unexplained and that, with Riccio’s promotion, Apple now has two senior vice presidents of hardware engineering.

(Also worth noting: Apple now has their executives (after Tim Cook) listed in alphabetical order.)

Monday, 27 August 2012