Mark Hurd “Left HP in Great Shape” With “Winning Strategy”

Published on August 19, 2010
by John Paczkowski

How’s HP doing without former CEO Mark Hurd?

Just fine, apparently. Asked what sort of state Hurd left the company in during a media call Thursday afternoon, Cathie Lesjak, Hewlett Packard interim CEO, said it was good. “Mark Hurd left our organization with an extremely strong strategy and a talented management team that’s excited to execute on it,” she said. “He left HP in great shape. We think of ourselves as a team on a mission….When you have a winning strategy, I don’t see motivation to change it. It’s something we’ve been building for the last few years. It’s a well-thought-out strategy that’s working very well for us.”

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