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John Browett Admits He ‘Just Didn’t Fit’ At Apple


John Browett, who spent nine months as Apple’s senior vice president of retail before being ousted alongside Scott Forstall last October, has admitted that he “just didn’t fit” in with the way Apple ran its business. Browett still feels Apple is a fantastic company and says he loved working there, but he told The Independent that he was ”rejected for fit rather than competency.”

Browett joined Apple in January 2012 after leaving British  [Read More…]

Former Apple Retail VP John Browett Takes Job At UK Fashion Retailer

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How does one go from leading the world’s most profitable retail division to a London-based clothing retailer? Just ask John Browett. He spent less than six months as Apple’s senior VP of retail. Before Tim Cook brought him on at the beginning of 2012, Browett was the CEO of Dixons in Britain. After getting fired this past fall, Browett has returned to his roots.

The former Apple senior executive has  [Read More…]

Why Scott Forstall And John Browett Got Fired From Apple Today

The announcement that both Scott Forstall and John Browett are leaving Apple today came as a big surprise to many Apple fans. Browett has only been with Apple for nine months, but Scott Forstall was one of Steve Jobs’ favorite employees and has been with Apple since 1997.

Apple hasn’t released any of the specifics as to why Browett and Forestall are leaving Apple, but we’re assuming they got fired for  [Read More…]

iOS Guru Scott Forstall And New Retail Chief John Browett Both Leaving Apple

Apple has just announced that longtime executive Scott Forstall and new retail chief John Browett are both leaving the company. Official press release below:

CUPERTINO, California—October 29, 2012—Apple® today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company’s world-class hardware, software and services teams. As part of these changes, Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi will add more responsibilities to their roles. Apple also announced that Scott Forstall will be leaving Apple  [Read More…]

Former Dixons CEO John Browett Is Now Apples Senior Vice President Of Retail

Replacing retail genius Ron Johnson wasnt an easy task for Apple. The company has been seeking a replacement since he announced he was leaving to become CEO of JC Penney back in June. But it seems it has now found its man, after announcing that John Browett, who has been CEO of Dixons Retail in the U.K. since 2007, is the new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett will report  [Read More…]

Apple Hires John Browett of Dixons as New Senior Vice President of Retail

Apple recently announced that it had hired John Browett, former CEO at European Technology Retailer, Dixons, to be its new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett has served as CEO at his former company since 2007 and before that he was the CEO of Tesco.com. He has a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA from Wharton Business School. In Apples press release announcing this information, Tim Cook said our retail stores  [Read More…]