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2011-05-17 10:53:11

A leaked memo from Hewlett-Packard (HP) CEO Leo Apotheker warns of "another tough quarter", underscoring concerns about the growth strategy of the company and the challenges facing its fresh leader, reports the Associated Press (AP). Coming to light on Monday, the May 4 memo sent HP shares tumbling. HP abruptly moved up its earnings report to Tuesday morning. It had originally been scheduled to Wednesday afternoon. The 72-year old tech giant is struggling to find ways to boost sales without...

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2011-01-21 05:45:00

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced a shakeup of its board of directors on Thursday as the company faces growing scrutiny for its ouster of former CEO Mark Hurd six months ago amid allegations of sexual harassment. The management overhaul is the first significant change under HP's new leadership, which was put in place after Hurd's sudden resignation caused shares of the company's stock to plunge.   The departure also triggered lawsuits over the size of Hurd's severance pay. Ray Lane,...

2008-11-07 00:00:14

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced that it has appointed Pete Bocian to serve as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. He will oversee the company's shared and administrative services, which includes real estate and workplace services, indirect and services procurement, and HP Financial Services, the company's financing arm. Bocian will replace Jon Flaxman, who has decided to step down from his role due to personal and health reasons. Flaxman, 51, will remain with HP...

2008-11-04 18:00:08

HP (NYSE:HPQ): What: HP will conduct a live audio webcast of its conference call covering earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter ended Oct. 31, 2008. Who: The audio webcast of the conference call will be hosted by Mark Hurd, HP chairman and chief executive officer, and Cathie Lesjak, HP executive vice president and chief financial officer. When: Monday, Nov. 24, 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT Where: www.hp.com/investor/q42008webcast Replay: A replay of the audio webcast will be available...

2008-09-24 18:00:20

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced that Raj Gupta, chairman and chief executive officer of Rohm and Haas Company, has been elected to serve on the HP board of directors. Gupta will join the board in January 2009, bringing the total number of members to 11, ten of whom are outside directors. "For nine years as chairman and CEO, Raj Gupta has successfully guided Rohm and Haas through today's ever-evolving global business environment," said Mark Hurd, HP chairman and chief executive officer....

2008-09-22 15:00:25

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced that the Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation has made a cash grant of $500,000 to the American Red Cross "Hurricanes of 2008," supporting efforts to bring relief to those affected by this year's hurricane season, including Hurricane Ike, which has left thousands in Texas and Louisiana without access to food, fuel or electricity. The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation also will match up to $250,000 in U.S. employee contributions to organizations assisting...

2008-08-05 18:00:17

HP (NYSE:HPQ): What: HP (NYSE:HPQ) will conduct a live audio webcast of its conference call covering earnings for the third fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2008. Who: The audio webcast of the conference call will be hosted by Mark Hurd, HP chairman and chief executive officer, and Cathie Lesjak, HP executive vice president and chief financial officer. When: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT Where: www.hp.com/investor/q32008webcast Replay: A replay of the audio webcast will be...

2008-07-25 18:00:31

The HP (NYSE:HPQ) board of directors has declared a regular cash dividend of 8 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend, the fourth in HP's fiscal year 2008, is payable on Oct. 1, 2008, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 10, 2008. HP has approximately 2.5 billion shares of common stock outstanding. About HP HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers - from individual consumers to the largest...


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