Hewlett-Packard stated Thursday that chief got Meg Whitman would chair the us tech giant, after the resignation of non-government chairman Ralph Whitworth.
“Meg has been a great leader on the grounds that coming to HP, and we believe that as chairman she will be able to most effectively force the turnaround and proceed to construct worth for our shareholders,” said Gary Reiner, chairman of the board’s nominating committee.
Whitman, who in the past was once chief got at ebay, has been president and chief executive officer of HP because September 2011.
The information got here simply two days after Whitworth said he was once stepping down for health causes.
The company mentioned Patricia Russo, a former CEO at Alcatel-Lucent, stands out as the lead impartial director on the board.
Moreover, Alcoa CEO and Chairman Klaus Klein Feld have been appointed to the board, bringing the whole choice of board participants to 12.
HP is undergoing an immense reorganization to cope with the transfer away from conventional non-public computers to mobile devices.
The California firm said in could that it used to be slicing an extra eleven, 000 to 16,000 jobs on prime of 34,000 discounts deliberate underneath a program begun in 2012.