Tagged With léo apotheker

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The man who engineered HP's disastrous $US11.1 billion purchase of Autonomy — a company whose accounting improprieties just cost the laptop behemoth a whopping $US9 billion — is Léo Apotheker. So what does the man who let an acquisition of this size go through without proper due diligence think about the deal after today's revelations?

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During a Q&A session, HP CEO Léo Apotheker seemed confident in his company's direction into cloud computing and the tablet market. Saying, "R&D is not just measured in dollars", Apotheker basically defended HP's slimmer budget since former CEO Mark Hurd famously cut it down.