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HP Taps Ex-SAP CEO Leo Apotheker as New Leader

 
 
By Channel Insider Staff  |  Posted 2010-09-30
 
 
 

Hewlett-Packard elected to go the road less traveled to find its new chief executive officer.

After a nearly two-month search, the world's largest IT company on Sept. 30 named former SAP chief executive Leo Apotheker, 57, as its new president and CEO, replacing Mark Hurd.

It was a move few industry people saw coming.