HP nimittänyt uuden Euroopan johtajan

Tiedote – 15.4.2010 - Jan Zadak on nimitetty uudeksi HP:n Euroopan, Lähi-Idän ja Afrikan (EMEA) –alueen toimitusjohtajaksi ja Yritysjärjestelmät –liiketoiminnan johtajaksi. Tehtävää aiemmin hoitanut johtaja Francesco Serafini on nimitetty johtamaan liiketoimintaa ns. kasvumarkkinoilla EMEA-alueella. Serafini raportoi HP:n johtoryhmälle. Jan Zadak toimi aiemmin Yritysjärjestelmät –liiketoiminnan myynnistä vastaavana johtajana EMEA-alueella. Tsekin tasavallasta kotoisin oleva Zadak tuli Compaqin palvelukseen 1997 ja on toiminut erilaisissa johtotehtävissä muun muassa keski- ja itä-Euroopan maissa ja Afrikassa. Jan Zadak raportoi niin ikään juuri nimitetylle johtaja Tom Hoganille, joka vastaa HP:n Yritysjärjestelmät-liiketoiminnasta maailmanlaajuisesti. Kuvapyynnöt: maritta.viljanen@hp.com Mediayhteydet: Maritta Viljanen, maritta.viljanen@hp.com, 040-7405207 Alla englanninkielinen tiedote kokonaisuudessaan. HP appoints New Senior Leaders Across Company, Including Enterprise Business PALO ALTO, Calif., April 13, 2010 – HP today announced a series of senior appointments across the organization. HP has appointed Thomas E. Hogan as executive vice president of Sales, Marketing and Strategy for HP Enterprise Business, the company’s $54 billion business group. In his previous role, Hogan led the Software & Solutions business unit at HP. During his four-year tenure, he drove a significant extension of HP’s software portfolio, tripled revenues and expanded operating results. “Tom’s track record of results, growth and leadership will be critical to our commitment and opportunity for market leadership in the enterprise,” said Ann Livermore, executive vice president, HP Enterprise Business. “The global consolidation of sales and marketing will be instrumental in leveraging the power of our enterprise portfolio and will position HP to better serve our valued clients.” HP also announced that Francesco Serafini will become executive vice president of Emerging Markets, reporting to the HP Executive Council. In this newly created role, Serafini will head strategy, planning, coordination and growth initiatives across all emerging market countries. Serafini was most recently senior vice president and managing director for HP Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jan Zadak will replace Serafini as senior vice president and managing director for HP EMEA. Zadak most recently served as senior vice president of Sales for HP Enterprise Business in EMEA. There he was responsible for driving profitable growth across the company’s entire portfolio and providing a best-in-class total customer experience. HP also announced Richard T. Geraffo Jr. as senior vice president and managing director for the Americas. Geraffo comes to HP from VMware, where he most recently held the position of vice president and general manager, Americas. In this role, he led a number of field functions. A 20-year-plus veteran of the IT industry, Geraffo also has held leadership positions at BEA and IBM. Geraffo replaces Tom Iannotti, who was recently appointed to lead HP Enterprise Services. HP further announced that Doraisamy Balu, senior vice president and managing director, HP Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), will be retiring from the company effective June 30, 2010. Under his leadership, the region delivered strong growth and customer focus. Prior to this role, Balu was managing director of HP India, where he and his team drove key improvement programs and delivered outstanding growth and business performance for HP. Piau Phang Foo will replace Balu as senior vice president and managing director for HP APJ. Foo’s most recent role was managing director of HP China and vice president of HP Enterprise Business, China. Foo is a respected industry veteran with an impressive track record of delivering business results and building high-performance teams. Prior to this role, Foo held positions at Shenzhen Hasee Group, GM, Gateway and Dell. Zadak, Geraffo and Foo will report to Hogan and be responsible for leading HP operations in their respective regions. “These executive appointments mark an important next chapter in the evolution of the Enterprise Business,” said Livermore. “Each of the leaders brings a deep domain expertise, tenure and insight to their respective regions, and most importantly, a passion for customer value and growth.” About HP HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.

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