Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 18:50 UTC
In the News "Meg Whitman, eBay's former chief executive, will likely be named to lead Hewlett-Packard after markets close on Thursday, according to a person familiar with board decisions. The decision to replace Leo Apotheker, the company's chief executive, after only 11 months on the job is all but made, lacking only a final vote, said the person, who is not authorized to speak for the board. While Mr. Apotheker is going, his strategy, including consideration of spinning off H.P.'s personal computer business from other parts of the company, will remain in place."
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by Drumhellar on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 22:24 UTC
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I feel bad for anybody that has to work with her. Having learned an awful lot about her during California's previous Gubernatorial race, her reputation for actual physical mistreatment of those who work for her is well known. She has a tendency to hit her employees, and has been known to throw heavy objects.

I won't even get started on the allegations against her family's wrong doing...

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RE: Doh
by kristoph on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 01:09 in reply to "Doh"
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The people who have worked for her at eBay generally - if not universally - speak well of her. Everyone from people 'at the bottom' to senior executives.

So just because she would make a poor politician does not mean she makes a poor CEO.

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