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Friday, September 23, 2011
Dilbert would be so proud
Hewlett Packard, the company that everybody used to admire, the one that people used to be proud to work for, the one that the last four CEOs have tried to flush down the toilet, has a new leader.
The board of directors have chosen Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay, as their new CEO. Immediately after her appointment, she and Ray Lane, the executive chairman (what in the world is an executive chairman?), sent an email message to all HP employees. In this message, they say, with perfectly straight faces: