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Could Meg Whitman save Hewlett-Packard?

The Silicon Valley drama continues. First, Apple boss Steve Jobs stepped down. Then, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was brutally fired over the phone. Now, there are growing rumblings that Léo Apotheker, Hewlett-Packard's chief executive, could be sent packing after less than a year on the job, and that former eBay chief Meg Whitman is the leading contender to replace him. HP hasn't had an easy time in recent years, plagued by a damaging phone-hacking scandal and a sexual-harassment controversy.
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Meg Whitman appointed chief executive of HP; Leo Apotheker ousted

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (3 years ago)

It's official -- Meg Whitman is now the chief executive of HP, and Leo Apotheker is out after just 10 months. The board of directors announced its decision to oust Apotheker and install Whitman after the stock market closed on... Read Post

Carol Bartz reportedly out as Yahoo CEO

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (3 years ago)

Carol Bartz reportedly out as Yahoo CEO: Carol Bartz is out as Yahoo's President and Chief Executive Officer, according to reports. Bartz, who took over at Yahoo in January 2009, had a tenure of cost cutting measures and layoffs in ... Read Post

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Was Fired Over the Phone

Technology : Techland: News (3 years ago)

Yahoo has fired its CEO, Carol Bartz. Tim Morse, Yahoo's chief financial officer, will be stepping in to act as CEO in the meantime. It turns out that Bartz was fired over the phone (because face-to-face interaction is so important ... Read Post


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