HP Reorganizes Executive Leadership Team; Meg Whitman Comments

HP logoHewlett-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 be responsible for helping the company expand its converged infrastructure and software-defined data center products.

Dave Donatelli will work to identify early-stage technologies and Chief Communications Officer Henry Gomez will add the chief marketing officer title with oversight of the combined marketing and communications organizations.

Gomez will retain responsibility for government relations.

Meg Whitman, HP president and CEO, said the company intends for the software-defined data center and cloud computing services to extend its capabilities in the technology infrastructure spectrum.

Donatelli will work with venture capital firms to seek targeted companies as part of efforts to help HP build server, storage and networking services.

Marty Homlish, former chief marketing officer, will move to the chief customer experience officer position and be responsible for driving interactions with enterprise-wide customers.

He will also lead HP’s executive sponsor program, customer advisory boards and executive briefing centers.

Donatelli, Gomez and Homlish will continue reporting to Whitman.

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