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Leo Apotheker

  • *Meg Whitman to lead new Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. *Dion Weisler to become CEO of HP Inc. Oct 6- Hewlett-Packard Co said it would split into two listed companies, separating its computer and printer businesses from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations, and eliminate another 5,000 jobs as part of its turnaround plan.

  • Oct 5- Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard Co, which has struggled to adapt to the new era of mobile and online computing, plans to split into two companies as it looks to put more focus on the faster-growing corporate services market, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Sunday. Founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a Palo Alto, California garage...

  • July 15- Hewlett-Packard Co interim chairman and activist investor Ralph Whitworth will step down on Wednesday to focus on his health, the latest top-level departure from the computer maker as it struggles to return to consistent growth.

  • Former HP executive stars on brink of exit: Wires Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Todd Bradley, executive vice president at Hewlett-Packard Co.

    Two of Hewlett-Packard's most powerful executives, until they were sidelined by CEO Meg Whitman, are preparing to leave the company soon.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard offered a 2013 earnings outlook on Wednesday that underscored slow progress on CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan and decelerating technology spending worldwide, sending its shares to a nine-year low.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard o ffered a 2013 earnings outlook on Thursday that underscored slow progress on CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan and decelerating technology spending worldwide, sending its shares to a nine-year low.

  • HP's Whitman blames management turnover for slow progress Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 12:21 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Meg Whitman on Wednesday blamed unprecedented executive turnover in past years for dragging out the turnaround of the sprawling Silicon Valley computing giant.

  • 10 Short-Lived CEO Terms Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 2:22 PM ET
    In March 2010, Jon Corzine had been out of his job as New Jersey governor for two months. At the same time, the derivatives brokerage firm MF Global was looking for a candidate with both executive and financial sector experience to become its chief executive. Corzine, who was also the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, seemed like the perfect fit. Apparently, it wasn’t. On Oct. 31, 2011, the company filed for bankruptcy protection, and Corzine resigned.The MF Global CEO left his post on Nov. 4, 2011,

    A global corporation is no less likely to make questionable executive hiring decisions as the average small business, and CEOs of major corporations have the short tenures on their resumes to prove it.

  • Behind the Woes at HP, Wall St. Banks Lurk Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 2:00 PM ET
    Hewlett-Packard

    How much would you pay for advice that turned out to be questionable? Would about $81 million sound unreasonable?

  • HP Address Operational Execution Problems  Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the latest details from Hewlett-Packard's conference call and its "operational execution" problems, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on leaks coming from the HP's board, and what is causing the drastic drop in Morgan Stanley's stock.

  • Voting to Hire a Chief Without Meeting Him Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 10:27 AM ET
    Leo Apotheker

    The mystery isn’t why Hewlett-Packard is likely to part ways with its chief executive, Léo Apotheker, after just a year in the job. It’s why he was hired in the first place. The New York Times reports.

  • Word on the Street: HPQ CEO Fiasco  Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 5:20 PM ET

    Rob Enderle, Enderle Group, says the leaks coming from HP are driving premature decisions and may be limiting choices for the board. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on the stock.

  • Homes of CEOs Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:29 PM ET
    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, Calif. He doesn’t move in for a few months, so the address remains a closely guarded secret until the current occupants move out. However, a few details have emerged -- the 5,000-square-foot home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a pool. It’s not quite on the same level as Bill Gates’ 50,050-square-foot Washington mansion (pictured, left), but it’s not a bad start for a man whose last few homes were rentals.Zuck

    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, California. Click to see the homes of CEOs in sectors such as technology, energy, fashion and more.

  • Cramer: Hewlett-Packard's Problems Are 'Severe' Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 3:13 PM ET

    But is the stock a buy? The "Mad Money" host weighs in.