By Nov. 1, Whitman will have executed one of the highest-profile separations in corporate history, splitting the beleaguered Hewlett-Packard into two divisions: HP Enterprise, which includes server, storage, and networking products and which she will continue to run, and HP Inc., the PC and printer arm. The road to separation has been rocky for Whitman, filled with layoffs, executive shuffles, and a 30% decline in the stock price this year.
|Market Value (as of 9/1/15)||50,236|
Meg Whitman: Spinoff key to turnaround strategy
HP CEO Meg Whitman says breaking Hewlett-Packard up into distinct hardware and software companies will help both companies in the long run.