HP Ousts Chairwoman Over Leak Investigation Fallout

Law360, New York (September 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Tuesday that chairwoman Patricia Dunn will step down in January amid controversy over her ordering an investigation into news leaks by the technology giant’s board.

Dunn’s last meeting as chairwoman will be Jan. 18. Mark Hurd, who will also retain his current positions as the company’s chief executive officer and president, will succeed her. Dunn will continue to serve as a director.

“The recent events that have taken place follow an important investigation that was required after the board sought to resolve the...
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