Hewlett-Packard’s chief executive officer, chairman, and president is Mark Hurd, a Bachelor of Business Administration graduate of Baylor University. He replaced Carly Fiorina and interim CEO Robert Wayman who served the company from February 10, 2005 to March 28, 2005. In 2006, Mark Hurd succeeded Patricia Dunn, HP’s non-executive chairman, after a criminal indictment. Born on New Year’s Day in 1956, Mark Hurd previously worked for NCR Corporation where he stayed for 25 years. A member of the Technology CEO Council, he helped improve HP’s operating efficiency, execution, customer focus, and financial performance which has resulted to profitability and growth.
This Incredible-People.com biography also talks about how instrumental Mark Hurd has been in bringing about HP’s increased growth and profitability.
ZDNet’s December 15, 2008 issue features a list of 2008’s Ten Most Influential Biztech Leaders. Mark Hurd is in the number one spot.
Wikipedia.org features a Mark Hurd biography that provides external links to more helpful Hurd-related sites.
HP features biographical information on Mark Hurd, company CEO and president; plus additional useful information like speeches, views, and related articles.
This site features background information on Mark Hurd, including details about his annual compensation. It also provides a list of Mark Hurd’s other affiliations.
The New York Times carries a story in its November 25, 2008 issue that highlights HP and Mark Hurd’s unusually calm disposition despite the scary economic situation.
Forbes.com features a Mark Hurd profile with details regarding his Forbes ranking and compensation. It also includes a directory of Hewlett-Packard’s top executives.
This page features an article about Mark Hurd and his focus and drive to fulfill his responsibilities as HP’s CEO.
The Taipei Times discusses how HP has been educating and encouraging its clients to follow its lead on cutting technology expenses through its 3-year technology overhaul project. The effort works well for CEO Mark Hurd and his plans for expanding the company’s computer-services business.