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Choice of CEO signals new direction for HP

(AP) -- The appointment of a German software executive as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s next CEO sends an unmistakable signal that the board of the world's largest technology company is prepared to gamble big on ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Business
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HP board's selection of new CEO raises new doubts

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s board upset many investors when it forced out Mark Hurd as CEO nearly two months ago. Now, those directors appear to have baffled Wall Street with its selection of HP's new leader ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Business
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Hurd's Oracle gig: Is Ellison perk or problem?

(AP) -- As co-president at Oracle Corp., ousted Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd will have to adapt to a new role playing second fiddle to one of Silicon Valley's most domineering bosses - Larry Ellison.

dateSep 09, 2010 in Business
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Oracle plans to give Hurd $950,000 annual salary

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. plans to pay newly appointed co-President Mark Hurd a base salary of $950,000 annually and said the ousted Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO is eligible for a target bonus of $5 million in the ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Business
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Oracle names ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd co-president

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. has hired former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd to help lead the database software maker in a pivotal moment in Oracle's 33-year history as it tries to muscle in on more of HP's turf.

dateSep 07, 2010 in Business
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