Margaret Whitman, the new CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), the No. 1 computer maker, decided to swing her ax Wednesday as the company reported dreadful second-quarter results.
Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), the No. 1 computer maker, fell as much as 5.6 percent Wednesday, ahead of its expected announcement of second-quarter results.
Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), the No. 1 computer maker, were largely unaffected by a report it would fire as many as 25,000 employees as part of cost-cutting measures.
The aide-turned-author, who is portrayed in the HBO movie Game Change, has a short list of potential female running mates she'd like to be considered for the 2012 Republican ticket.
Republican presidential nomination candidate Herman Cain proudly touts his unconventional campaign, which produced an ad featuring his chief of staff on a smoke break. But Cain's campaign is far from the only campaign to release an ad that left politicos scratching their heads.
The whole process is to ensure that compensation is aligned with shareholder interest, Steve Rabitz, an attorney with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan who specializes in executive compensation, told International Business Times. But shareholders sometimes are angered by executive packages they believe are increasingly over-the-top.
Dear Meg Whitman:Now that you’ve been installed as Hewlett-Packard’s fifth CEO in six years, you’re going to have to fill some big footprints left by giants like Bill Hewlett, David Packard and John Young.
Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) named Meg Whitman as president and chief executive officer, while Ray Lane has moved from non-executive chairman to executive chairman of the board.
Leo Apotheker won’t remain CEO of Hewlett-Packard into a second year. Directors of the world’s biggest computer maker ousted him in favor of the former head of eBay, Meg Whitman, who lacks computer experience.
Since mid-February, HP stock has lost more than half its value.
Several media reports say that Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) is considering ousting CEO, Leo Apotheker, only 10 months after he officially took the helm on Nov. 1, 2010.
During his brief stay at HP, Apotheker decided to dramatically shift the company’s strategy.
The world may know later Wednesday whether or not Leo Apotheker will remain CEO of Hewlett-Packard into his second year. After a year on the job, the HP leader's progress ought to be reviewed. But if a computer-savvy expert who's not been given much of a chance to put a strategy into effect is booted out, where is the HP Way?
Shares of Hewlett-Packard, the biggest computer services company, jumped as much as 8.2 percent Wednesday after unconfirmed reports CEO Leo Apotheker might forced out.
Yahoo’s summary firing of CEO Carol Bartz knocked out one of the most visible women CEOs but also showed a phenomenon called the “glass cliff,” a technology professional women’s association said.
Carol Bartz's ouster as Yahoo CEO leaves the ranks of women in the tech sector much smaller. Why?
Robert Kelly, the chief executive of Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) was recently fired reportedly because of his “abrasive” personality and management style.
The chief executive of Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Robert Kelly was fired on Wednesday reportedly because of his “abrasive” personality and management style.
How will new Apple CEO Tim Cook fare? Tech company transition CEOs have been a mixed bag.
Hewlett-Packard could sell low-margin PCs to focus on high-margin services
PC giant Hewlett Packard announced some significant organizational changes to better realign CEO Leo Apotheker's direct reports with his new strategic vision.
Apple's CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he is going on medical leave, in an email to the iPad maker's employees, giving weight to a proposal for a CEO succession plan being pushed by some shareholders.