HP names more execs in its dual company strategy

When Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman announced plans to split the company in half in October, she said she would stay on as CEO of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Don Weisler would fill that role HP Co. which will continue HP’s venerable printer-and-PC franchise.

Now [company]HP[/company] more seats in the two companies have been filled in although some of the titles remain blank.

Bill Veghte, who once was COO, will now “lead the HP Enterprise group” and Marten Mickos will lead HP Helion and the cloud organization.

Cathie Lesjak, who probably deserves a purple heart for handling CFO duties the past few years, will remain CFO of HP Enterprise.

Martin Fink, remains CTO and lead of Hewlett-Packard Labs within the enterprise company.

Over at HP Inc., John Flaxman will be COO; Shane Wall CTO and Ron Coughlin will “lead the Personal Systems Group.”

Here’s the full list, per HP’s announcement:
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  • Meg Whitman will be President and CEO
  • Cathie Lesjak will be the Chief Financial Officer
  • John Schultz will be the General Counsel
  • Henry Gomez will be the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
  • John Hinshaw will be the Chief Customer Officer and lead Technology & Operations
  • Martin Fink will be the Chief Technology Officer and lead Hewlett-Packard Labs
  • Mike Dallas will be the interim HR leader
  • Mike Nefkens will lead the Enterprise Services Group
  • Bill Veghte will lead the Enterprise Group
  • Robert Youngjohns will lead the Software Group
  • Marten Mickos will lead HP Helion and the cloud organization
  • Jim Murrin will lead Corporate Strategy
  • Bob Mao will be the Chairman of HP China
  • Chris Hsu will lead Organizational Performance

HP Inc.

  • Dion Weisler will be the President and CEO
  • Jon Flaxman will be the Chief Operating Officer
  • Shane Wall will be the Chief Technology Officer
  • Tracy Keogh will lead Human Resources
  • Stephen Nigro will lead the Printing Group
  • Ron Coughlin will lead the Personal Systems Group
  • Enrique Lores will lead the Services and Solutions Group
  • Stuart Pann will lead the Supply Chain organization
  • Richard Bailey will lead Customer Support and Quality
  • Pradeep Jotwani will lead Strategic Business Development
  • Christoph Schell will lead the Americas region
  • Herbert Koeck will lead the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) regions
  • Nick Lazaridis will lead the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) regions


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