Léo Apotheker Becomes CEO and President of HP

Posted Oct 1, 2010

Léo Apotheker has become appointed as the CEO and President of Hewlett-Packard. Apotheker was previously the CEO of SAP and he will also become a part of HP’s board of directors. Kleiner Perkins Managing Partner Ray Lane will also join HP as a non-executive Chairman. Both will join on November 1.

?Léo is a strategic thinker with a passion for technology, wide-reaching global experience and proven operational discipline ? exactly what we were looking for in a CEO,? stated HP lead independent director of the Board Robert Ryan. ?After more than two decades in the industry, he has a strong track record of driving technological innovation, building customer relationships and developing world-class teams.?

[HP Press Release]