Hewlett-Packard said on Thursday that Vignette CEO Thomas Hogan will head the company's software business, starting next month. He will report to , executive vice president of the company's Technology Solutions Group, which sells to corporate customers.
"Tom is a seasoned software leader with a strong business track record," Livermore said in a statement. "His deep domain expertise makes him an ideal leader for our software business and a great addition to the HP team." Vignette sells content management software. HP's main software product is its OpenView management line. The company has acquired a number of smaller firms to fill out the features of OpenView, such as enhanced security.