Apple Shakes Up Executive Ranks as iOS, Retail Heads Leave

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) shook up its executive suite Oct. 29, parting ways with 15-year company veteran Scott Forstall (pictured), its iOS software development chief, and John Browett, its retail senior vice president, while asking more of Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi. Apple didn’t publicly say why Forstall and Browett have been shown the door but, in this case, you really don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing. Forstall presided over the Siri and Apple Maps messes, the latter prompting chief executive Tim Cook’s formal apology, while Browett (IT news)