Jerry McDougal, the second-in-command of retail at Apple, has left the company
. The move leaves Apple without either a formal leader or lieutenant in the retail segment of the business, following the ouster of the controversial John Browett in late October
. McDougal said he left the company to spend more time with his family -- a familiar story, but one that actually rings true for many employees at Apple. Apple has said that Jim Bean, a VP in Apple's finance department, will move over to the retail division to help keep things running.