Catherine A. Lesjak

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Catherine "Cathie" A. Lesjak is the Chief Financial Officer of Hewlett-Packard.[1] She became the CFO on January 1, 2007 and was the interim CEO from August 6, 2010 to November 1, 2010. During her tenure as interim CEO, HP paid a record 325 times Ebitda for 3PAR in a bidding war with Dell Computer. HP also paid 57 times Ebitda for ArcSight Inc. [2] She served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Hewlett-Packard Company since June 2003. Lesjak served as a Director of Neoware Inc. since October 2007. Her salary for 2009 was $589,063.00.

Lesjak completed her Bachelor's degree in Biology (Stanford University) and her Master of Business degree in Finance (University of California, Berkeley). Forbes magazine has ranked her 42nd among the world's 50 most powerful women.[3] Léo Apotheker was appointed as the CEO of Hewlett Packard as of September 30, 2010,[4] and followed by Meg Whitman on September 22, 2011.[5]


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  4. ^ Ando, Ritsuko (2010-09-30). "New HP CEO seen sharp but holds mixed record". Reuters. Retrieved 2010-09-30. 
  5. ^ Wingfield, Nick (2011-09-22). "Meg Whitman Is Named Hewlett-Packard Chief". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-10-26.