“Bob is no longer going to be on Apple’s executive team, but
will remain at Apple working on special projects reporting to
[CEO] Tim [Cook],” company spokesman Steve Dowling told
AllThingsD. He declined any further explanation, refusing to
comment on the reasons behind Mansfield’s surprising move,
whether he remains Apple’s SVP of Technologies or whether the
company plans to appoint a new executive to that role.
I’d love to know what’s really going on here.