IT Management: HP CEO Search: Five Insiders, Five Outsiders and Five Way-Out Choices

 
 
By Eric Lundquist  |  Posted 2010-08-09 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Who should replace former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd now that he has resigned from the company after filing a number of shady expense reports? As the bizarre "Expensereportegate" drama continues to unfold, the attention is now shifting to finding the best candidate to get HP's forward motion moving forward again. There are plenty of candidates out there, but who can fill Hurd's shoes at HP while getting the company prepared not only to take on other industry heavyweights such as Oracle, IBM and Dell in the enterprise but also to fight off Apple for the hearts and minds of consumers in the competitive PC market? Here, eWEEK's Eric Lundquist looks at a number of candidates, including five insiders, five outsiders and five dark horse candidates, to take over HP.
 
 
 

HP CEO Search: Five Insiders, Five Outsiders and Five Way-Out Choices

by Eric Lundquist
HP CEO Search: Five Insiders, Five Outsiders and Five Way-Out Choices
 
 
 
 
 
Since 1996, Eric Lundquist has been Editor in Chief of eWEEK, which includes domestic, international and online editions. As eWEEK's EIC, Lundquist oversees a staff of nearly 40 editors, reporters and Labs analysts covering product, services and companies in the high-technology community. He is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings and user events and sits on numerous advisory boards. Eric writes the popular weekly column, 'Up Front,' and he is a confidant of eWEEK's Spencer F. Katt gossip columnist.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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