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1HP’s Top Executives

President and CEOLeo ApothekerApotheker joined HP in November 2010, succeeding Mark Hurd who left suddenly in the summer of 2010. Apotheker had served as the sole CEO of SAP for seven months before a sudden resignation in February 2010. Prior to that role he spent 22 years at SAP and also founded and served as CEO of ECsoft BV, a European venture capital start-up, from 1992 to 1994.

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Executive VP, Personal Systems Group ($41 billion annual revenue business that includes PCs, work stations, personal storage solutions internet services, smartphones, tablets and the webOS operating system)R. Todd Bradley Bradley leads the company’s worldwide commercial channel partner organization. Bradley is considered the architect of the HP Palm acquisition and was considered a top candidate to succeed former HP CEO Mark Hurd in 2010 but was passed over for Leo Apotheker. Intel reportedly courted this top HP executive in spring 2011, but Bradley decided to stick with HP. Prior to joining HP in 2005, Bradley was the chief executive officer of Palm.

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Executive VP, Imaging and Printing Group ($24 billion revenue business that includes consumer, enterprise, SMB and graphics customer segments)Vyomesh I. Joshi (VJ) Joshi has led IPG for eight years, growing revenue from $19 billion to $24 billion. He has spearheaded HP’s entry into the managed print business. Joshi joined HP in 1980 as a research and development engineer. He was also on the list of internal candidates floated to succeed Mark Hurd.

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Executive VP, Enterprise Business ($54 billion annual revenue business including storage, servers, software and servicesAnn M. Livermore Livermore joined HP in 1982 and was elected a corporate VP in 1995. She was also on the short list of internal candidates to succeed Mark Hurd. Livermore will soon leave this position and move to HP’s board of directors.

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Executive VP and general manager of Enterprise Servers, Storage, Networking and Technology Services (this includes the foundation technology for HP’s Converged Infrastructure, HP’s next generation data center architecture.)Dave DonatelliDonatelli joined HP in April 2009 after 22 years at EMC, most recently serving as president of the EMC Storage Division. Last year he was also considered a possible successor to Mark Hurd.

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Executive VP, Global SalesJan ZadakZadak has global responsibility for the sales and marketing of all products and solutions. He joined HP in the acquisition of Compaq in 2002. Prior to his current role, Zadak served as senior vice president Enterprise Business and managing director for HP Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Executive VP, Software ($3.6 billion annual revenue business includes enterprise IT management software, information management and business intelligence solutions as well as enterprise security and risk intelligence.)Bill Veghte Bill Veghte joined HP in May 2010 after 20 years at Microsoft, serving most recently as senior VP for the company’s $15 billion global Windows business.