Mark Hurd, who was at the helm of the largest computer company in the world, has resigned after an investigation into sexual harassment claims found he violated standards of business conduct.
HP CEO Hurd resigns over sexual harassment investigation
Company investigation finds Mark Hurd "exhibited a profound lack of judgment," engaging in a relationship with a contractor and approving incorrect expense reimbursement for her. CFO Cathie Lesjak will take over as interim CEO.
• Hurd aide with ties to Fisher leaves HP
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg) August 6, 2010 1:23 PM PDT
Mark Hurd, who recently resigned from HP due to conduct stemming from a relationship with a contractor, says several companies have contacted him about a job, according to The Wall Street Journal.
(Posted in Business Tech by Lance Whitney) August 18, 2010 8:19 AM PDT
Hewlett-Packard's board of directors was stymied, and irked, by Mark Hurd's settlement of sexual harassment claims, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
(Posted in Business Tech by Steven Musil) August 15, 2010 9:40 PM PDT
The company's board took the advice of a public relations firm on how best to disclose sexual harassment allegations against its chairman and CEO, according to a New York Times report.
(Posted in Business Tech by Steven Musil) August 9, 2010 10:11 PM PDT
Oracle CEO sends e-mail to The New York Times lambasting decision by HP directors to oust CEO Hurd over sexual harassment claim, inaccurate expense reports.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg) August 9, 2010 3:10 PM PDT
Former salesperson and actress expresses sadness that the former HP CEO lost his job but reiterates the two did not have a sexual relationship.
(Posted in Business Tech by Steven Musil) August 8, 2010 3:31 PM PDT
The news that CEO Mark Hurd resigned hit at the close of Wall Street on Friday. Monday morning trading of the company's shares shows that investors aren't happy.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg) August 9, 2010 2:01 PM PDT
news analysis Mark Hurd's abrupt departure from HP over fake expense reports and a relationship with an employee is the second major scandal on his watch in his five-year tenure at HP.
(Posted in Relevant Results by Tom Krazit) August 6, 2010 6:07 AM PDT
news analysis As a well-managed company, HP's next few months will likely be business as usual. But the next CEO has opportunities to expand HP's reach and vision even further.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg) August 6, 2010 7:07 PM PDT
For a company that was predictably boring for decades, Hewlett-Packard's recent history has more closely resembled the plot of a Silicon Valley Peyton Place.
(Posted in CBSNews.com's Tech Talk by Charles Cooper) August 6, 2010 6:36 PM PDT
Two main excerpts from the press release Hewlett-Packard put out Friday announcing CEO Mark Hurd's departure following sexual harassment claims.
(Posted in Business Tech by CNET News Staff) August 6, 2010 1:55 PM PDT
Get the CNET Daily News newsletter
Stay in the know. Get the latest tech stories from CNET News every weekday.