Apple’s SVP Of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield To Retire



According to a press release, Bob Mansfield, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering, will be retiring. From Apple:

Apple® today announced that Bob Mansfield, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, will retire and the role will be transitioned to Dan Riccio, Apple’s vice president of iPad Hardware Engineering, over several months. The entire hardware engineering team will continue to report to Mansfield until his departure.

“Bob has been an instrumental part of our executive team, leading the hardware engineering organization and overseeing the team that has delivered dozens of breakthrough products over the years,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We are very sad to have him leave and hope he enjoys every day of his retirement.”

It is indeed sad to see Bob leave. He’s been without a doubt instrumental in the success of Apple over the years.

Source: Apple 

  • rockarollr

    First of all, many thanks to you, Mr. Mansfield, for your years of service and contribution to Apple, its vision and subsequent excellent products. Secondly, I personally hope you and your family enjoy the fruits of your labor throughout your pending retirement. You certainly deserve it.

    Happy retirement, Bob!

  • PeteX

    Happy retirement, Bob! Your love for hardware was contagious and inspiring to me, thank you for that.