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News Bytefirst reported by Bloomberg. Apple declined comment.
News Bytestepped down for personal and family reasons. He will be succeeded by Ralph Haupter, the current VP of Microsoft Germany and a seven-year veteran of the company. Leung’s stint at Microsoft will conclude at the end of the month, though he will serve as an adviser to the company until August.
Frank Weishaupt, an 11-year Yahoo advertising veteran and one of its top sales execs, is leaving the Silicon Valley Internet giant. Unlike several other recent departures, where high-ranking execs left for jobs at hot start-ups such as Zynga, Groupon and LivingSocial, Weishaupt has no immediate plans to join another company.
News Byteto the position of EVP of sales and marketing. Effective immediately, Moffitt will work from Nintendo’s office in Redwood City, Calif., and report to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. Previously, Moffitt was SVP and general manager for Henkel Consumer Goods’ personal care division, where he oversaw North American operations for brands such as Dial, Right Guard, Tone and Pure & Natural. Moffitt replaces Cammie Dunaway, who left the company more than a year ago.
According to an internal memo from Juniper Networks, which you can see below, one of its top tech execs, David Yen, is departing immediately. Sources said Yen is headed to Cisco to run its servers business. The impetus for Yen’s departure might have been formation of the Platform Systems Group, run by Stefan Dyckerhoff, which is prominently mentioned in the memo from Juniper CEO Kevin Johnson and after the jump.
Yahoo is on a bit of a hiring spree, picking up longtime Internet exec Robertson Barrett, to run its critical and powerful News and Finance sites. Barrett has held top positions at Tribune Interactive, Time Inc., ABC News, Primedia’s Channel One Interactive and The Feedroom. Barrett worked most recently as chief strategy officer of Perfect Market, a Comcast-backed start-up.