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A look back at some major CEO flameouts

Ron Johnson's short-lived tenure as J.C. Penney's CEO will go down as one of the biggest flameouts in corporate America. The former Apple executive was hailed as a big thinker when he was hired by the ailing ...

dateApr 09, 2013 in Business
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HP shows recovery following PC flip-flop fallout

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. is showing signs of recovery as it strengthened its position as the world's largest maker of personal computers and gained back some of the business it had lost while weighing ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Business
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HP CEO pleads patience as earnings fall 44 pct

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Meg Whitman pleaded for patience Thursday as she described operational challenges and other internal problems that contributed to a decline in earnings at one of the world's ...

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Business
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HP awards new CEO Whitman with $16.5M pay package

Hewlett-Packard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package that hinges on the one-time politician's ability to lift the stumbling technology company's stock price during the next two years.

dateFeb 04, 2012 in Business
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HP gains control of Autonomy

Hewlett-Packard said Monday that it has closed its $10.24 billion purchase of British software company Autonomy, a deal which contributed to the downfall of former HP chief executive Leo Apotheker.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Business
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Whitman faces big challenges at HP

No one's counting Hewlett-Packard Co. out. But by any measure, new CEO Meg Whitman faces a mountain of problems as she takes the reins of the world's biggest-selling tech company.

dateSep 28, 2011 in Business
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