Tag Archives: Meg Whitman

HPE CEO Meg Whitman to Leave DXC Board; Mike Lawrie Comments

Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will step down from her role as a member of the board of directors at DXC Technology effective immediately. Whitman became a board member earlier this year of DXC that was formed through the merger between HPE’s enterprise services segment and Computer Sciences Corp., DXC said …

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Chip Bergh Succeeds Meg Whitman as HP Inc. Board Chairman

Chip Bergh, lead independent director of HP Inc.‘s board of directors since March, has been elected as the personal computer and printing company’s independent board chairman. HP said Wednesday Bergh succeeds Meg Whitman, who held the chairman post since the former Hewlett-Packard organization split in November 2015 into two independent companies now known as HP …

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Reports: HPE Unveils Regional HQ, Incubator Program in Singapore

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has established a Singapore-based regional headquarters in a push to help address a demand for new technologies across the Asia-Pacific and Japanese markets, Nikkei Asian Review reported Tuesday. HPE said it foresees “strong growth” opportunities in the internet of things and hybrid information technology sectors in Singapore, Japan, Australia and India, according to …

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Robert Mao Nominated First HP China Chairman

Robert Mao, a 40-year telecommunications industry veteran, has been nominated the first chairman for Hewlett-Packard‘s China business as the company aims to boost its market presence there, MENAFN.com reported Friday. Mao was formally nominated on Aug. and will report directly to HP CEO and President Meg Whitman if confirmed. Prior to joining …

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HP Unveils Moonshoot Server for Cloud, Mobility and Big Data; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard Company has introduces its first software-defined Moonshoot server system to respond to the social, cloud, mobile and big data demands of enterprises. The HP Moonshot 1500 and ProLiant Moonshot servers build on processors common among smartphones and tablet computers to enable enterprises to target specific workload needs, according to an …

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HP Names 30-Year IT Vet George Kadifa Software Group EVP

Hewlett-Packard has appointed George Kadifa executive vice president of the software group, effective immediately, the company announced Tuesday. The 30-year information technology veteran succeeds Bill Veghte, who was promoted to chief operating officer (click over to GovCon Wire for more information). Kadifa will join the company’s executive council and report …

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HP Names New Chief Communications Officer

Hewlett-Packard has appointed Henry Gomez as executive vice president and chief communications officer, HP announced Tuesday. HP said Gomez will manage the company’s government affairs, relations with media and industry analysts, and employee and executive communications. HP said Gomez, a 26-year communications industry veteran, worked at eBay for most of …

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HP EVP, General Counsel Resigns

Hewlett Packard announced Michael J. Holston, the company’s executive vice president and general counsel, is leaving to pursue other opportunities. “Mike has been an exceptional leader at HP and a great contributor to the company’s mission,” said Meg Whitman, HP president and CEO. “The entire company wishes him well in …

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Craig Flower Promoted to HP SVP, CIO

John Hinshaw has today been named executive vice president of global technology and business processes at HP. His responsibilities include overseeing IT and optimizing business processes across the company.  Craig Flower, a more than 25-year HP veteran,  has also received a new role and will serve as the firm’s senior …

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Meg Whitman Comments on HP's Decision to Keep PC Division

HP has decided to continue operating its personal-computing unit, rejecting to spinoff the personal systems group as proposed by recently replaced CEO Leo Apotheker. The decision was made after an evaluation of the personal system group’s contributions to HP’s solutions portfolio and overall brand value. The company said the cost of recreating PCs in …

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HP Executive Shane Robison Set to Retire

Shane Robison, HP’s executive vice president, chief strategist and technology officer, will retire effective Nov. 1. An 11-year veteran at HP, Robison served on the company’s executive council. The company says Robison been a leader in many of the merger and acquisition activities and also was instrumental in steering the …

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HP Expands Enterprise Solutions with Autonomy Corp. Purchase

HP announced its acquisition of control of Autonomy Corporation plc through the purchase of 87.3 percent of the company’s shares $33.77 per share in cash. Autonomy will operate as a separate business unit. This strategic acquisition positions HP as both leader of Autonomy and leader in the enterprise information management space. …

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Meg Whitman Appointed President and CEO of HP

HP’s board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and chief executive officer. Additionally, Ray Lane moved from non-executive chairman to executive chairman of the board of directors. “We are fortunate to have someone of Meg Whitman’s caliber and experience step up to lead HP. We are at a …

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