HP reveals which execs have a chair once the splitting music stops

Whitman and Weiseler confirmed as heads of Enterprise and HP Inc.


HP has revealed who'll be sitting where once the splitting song stops and the company has broken into HP Inc. and HP Enterprise.

As previously flagged, current leader Meg Whitman will stay atop HP Enterprise as chair and CEO, backed by the following team:

  • 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 Hewlett-Packard Enterprise separation efforts and will remain the General Manager of Enterprise Group
  • Antonio Neri will remain the day-to-day leader of 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

Over at HP Inc, which gets the company's printers and PCs, the current executive veep of HP’s Printing and Personal Systems group Dion Wiesler will – again as expected - emerge as president and CEO. Beneath him will toil the following team:

  • 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 Köck will lead the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) regions
  • Nick Lazaridis will lead the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) regions

HP notes there's a few roles too fill: HP Enterprise has a Situation Vacant sign for an HR supremo and HP Inc has no CFO, general counsel or marketing supremo.

The company promises its headhunting efforts are humming along and will bear fruit “ prior to the separation.”

Just when that will be remains unknown: the company's promised to tear itself apart some time this year but is yet to reveal the exact date on which the rending will take place. ®

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