HP to Split PC/Printers, Enterprise Tech Businesses; Meg Whitman Comments

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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will split the company into two publicly traded firms by the end of fiscal year 2015–  with one company set to specialize in enterprise IT hardware, software and services and the other in personal computers and printers. The company said Monday that the enterprise hardware and services business will operate as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and the PC and printing...

HP, Salesforce Forge Cloud Alliance; Marc Benioff, Meg Whitman Comment

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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Saleforce.com (NYSE: CRM) are partnering to develop a dedicated instance in the Salesforce multi-tenant cloud that is built to run on HP’s converged infrastructure. The service will be available for an undisclosed fee to Salesforce.com customers, HP said Monday. Marc Benioff, Salesforce chairman and CEO, said the service will be managed within his company’s...

HP Reorganizes Executive Leadership Team; Meg Whitman Comments

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Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has reorganized its executive leadership team as part of efforts to further the company’s turnaround initiative. Bill Veghte, the company’s chief operating officer for the past 15 months, will serve as executive vice president and general manager of the enterprise group and coordinate the company’s cloud portfolio,  HP said Wednesday. Veghte will also...

Mike Nefkens Named Permanent HP Enterprise Services Lead; Meg Whitman Comments

Mike Nefkens Nearly four months after being named interim lead for HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ), Mike Nefkens has been promoted to head the business on a permanent basis, effective immediately. HP said Nefkens was also promoted to executive vice president, will report to HP CEO Meg Whitman and serve on the company’s executive council. He has led account turnarounds and will be responsible...

HP Promotes Bill Veghte To COO; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has promoted Bill Veghte to chief operating officer, effective immediately, the company announced Wednesday. The company also named his successor as executive vice president of the software group (click over to GovCon Executive to find out who the successor is). Veghte will work with CEO Meg Whitman and fellow members of the company’s executive council to support the...

HP Promotes Software President to Chief Strategy Officer

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HP) has appointed current HP Software president Bill Veghte as HP’s new chief strategy officer, the company announced Tuesday. HP said Veghte will hold both positions and is now responsible for maintaining the company’s position “on the cutting edge of innovation.” HP said Veghte will work with the company’s senior technology and business leaders...

Boeing’s John Hinshaw Moves to HP as EVP of Global Tech, Business Process

John Hinshaw, HP HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced that John Hinshaw, former vice president and general manager of information solutions for Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed to fill a new executive vice president of global technology and business processes position. He will join HP’s executive council on Nov. 15 and report directly to newly elected CEO Meg Whitman. The company said Hinshaw will...

Former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman Takes Over at Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-Packard‘s (NYSE: HPQ) board of directors has appointed former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman as president and CEO, effective immediately. The appointment follows Léo Apotheker‘s resignation as president, CEO and as a director of the company. Whitman has served as a member on HP’s board for the past eight months. Ray Lane has also moved from non-executive chairman to executive...