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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 …

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HP May Spin-Off PC Group into New Company; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) is considering a wide array of options as it looks to exit the PC market and hone focus on software and cloud computing offerings, the company said in an official release. The company’s board of directors has authorized the company to evaluate strategic alternatives for HP’s …

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HP Enterprise Services Appoints John Visentin as EVP; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has appointed John Visentin to replace the retiring Tom Iannotti as executive vice president of HP Enterprise Services, effective immediately. Visentin will be responsible for driving enterprise services growth and will now report to Léo Apotheker, HP president and CEO, as a member of HP’s executive council. Visentin previously led HP …

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HP to Acquire Software Firm Autonomy Corp. for $11.7B Cash; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has placed a recommended cash offer to purchase prominent U.K. software firm Autonomy Corp. for $42.23 per share, or over $11.7 billion. HP’s new HP Vision subsidiary will acquire the enterprise information software management firm. Autonomy founder and CEO Mike Lynch will continue to lead its operations. The boards of both companies …

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New HP CEO Leo Apotheker Described as ‘Strategic Thinker’

HP named Léo Apotheker to the position of CEO and president. Apotheker is the former CEO of SAP and will also come on to HP’s board of directors. The board also elected Ray Lane of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to the board, and designated him as non-executive chairman. Both …

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