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Hewlett-Packard Announces Boards of Directors Following Split

Hewlett-Packard introduced the expected members of the boards for both Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. The new board for each company will go into effect upon completion of the separation.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise: The board will be chaired by Pat Russo, who joined the HP board in 2011 and currently serves as its lead independent director. Russo previously served as CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, as well as chairman, president and CEO of Lucent Technologies.

In addition to Russo, the Hewlett Packard Enterprise board is expected to include female members:

  • Pamela Carter, former President, Cummins Distribution
  • Ann M. Livermore, former EVP, HP Enterprise Business
  • Meg Whitman, Chairman, President and CEO, HP

Livermore, Russo and Whitman all currently serve as members of the board of directors of HP.

HP Inc: Meg Whitman will chair the board of HP Inc. Whitman has served as president and CEO of HP since 2011, in addition to serving as director and then Chairman since July 2014.

In addition to Whitman, the HP Inc. board is expected to include:

  • Stacy Brown-Philpot, COO, TaskRabbit
  • Stephanie A. Burns, former Chairman and CEO, Dow Corning Corporation
  • Mary Anne Citrino, Senior Advisor, Blackstone
  • Stacey Mobley, former SVP, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, DuPont

Whitman currently serves on the board of directors of HP.

Red Hat’s New Director is Deutsche Bank CIO

Red Hat named Kim Hammonds, 47, global CIO and global co-head of Group Technology and Operations at Deutsche Bank, to the company’s Board of Directors. Hammonds joined Deutsche Bank in late 2013 from Boeing, where she served as CIO. Earlier, she led IT systems development for manufacturing operations in the Americas at Dell. With more than 25 years’ experience, starting at the Ford Motor, Hammonds' career has spanned both technology and operations for some of the world's largest companies in the most challenging industries.

Cable One Elects Ernst & Young Exec to Board

Cable service provider Cable One elected Deborah J. Kissire to serve as a director of the Company. Kissire serves as Vice Chair, East Central Managing Partner of Ernst & Young. She serves as a Director at Junior Achievement and Greater Washington Board of Trade.

Date Range: July 28th - August 31st

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Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

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She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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