March 13, 2002 |
In his most pointed remarks to date, dissident Hewlett-Packard Co. director Walter Hewlett used a conference call with investors Tuesday to increase his criticism of HP Chief Executive Carly Fiorina and reiterate his prediction that she'll lose her job if shareholders reject HP's acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp. "She has made this merger a referendum on herself," Hewlett said in his first conference call for all HP investors and the public.
January 24, 2006 |
Hewlett-Packard Co. paid Chief Executive Mark Hurd $24.4 million last year in salary, bonus, stock options and other compensation. The Palo Alto-based company also paid ousted CEO Carly Fiorina $22.3 million last year in salary and severance. Fiorina, who worked for three months in 2005, earned $575,287 in salary and the rest in severance. Hurd, who took over April 1, received $816,667 in salary, a bonus of $5.13 million and stock and options worth $9.
April 24, 2002 |
Attorneys for dissident Hewlett-Packard Co. director Walter Hewlett introduced a litany of damaging internal company reports Tuesday that paint HP's $19-billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp. as a disaster in the making. But in the first day of the trial over Hewlett's lawsuit challenging the merger, HP Chief Executive Carly Fiorina denied misleading shareholders about the financial prospects for the combined companies.
August 25, 2005 |
Carly Fiorina, the Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive deposed last winter for failing to deliver enough benefits from the company's acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp., is writing a book about her career. The memoir, currently untitled, is scheduled to be published next year by Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Group USA.
February 10, 2005 |
Carly's out. Now what? Wednesday's resignation of Hewlett-Packard Co. Chief Executive and Chairwoman Carly Fiorina -- so high-profile a figure she's known in Silicon Valley by her first name alone -- triggered a flurry of predictions about the high-tech company's future. Some industry experts said HP should sell or spin off its printing business. Some said it should expand Fiorina's foray into entertainment technology and consumer electronics.
February 10, 2005 |
Hewlett-Packard Co.'s board of directors has ousted Carly Fiorina, the high-gloss chief executive who hobnobbed with Hollywood stars and graced dozens of magazine covers but who ultimately was unable to meet Wall Street's expectations for the technology behemoth. Grumbling about Fiorina, whom Fortune magazine once proclaimed the most powerful woman in business, began building soon after she masterminded the 2002 acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp.