Hewlett-Packard's board of directors has again picked a relative unknown to run one of the best-known tech companies in the world.
The board announced today it has chosen Léo Apotheker as president and chief executive officer. Apotheker, 57, is the former CEO of German software giant SAP.
He will take over the job vacated by Mark Hurd on November 1. Hurd was forced to resign from HP in the midst of a sexual-harassment accusation and expense-reporting scandal on August 6. He subsequently was named co-president of Oracle.
Apotheker will also join HP's board of directors. In … Read more