Catherine A. Lesjak

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Catherine "Cathie" A. Lesjak is the chief financial officer (CFO) of Hewlett-Packard (HP).[1][2] 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 EBITA for 3PAR in a bidding war with Dell Computer. HP also paid 57 times EBITA for ArcSight Inc.[3] 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 32nd among the world's 100 most powerful women.[4]


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  3. ^ Ricadela, Aaron; Nazareth, Rita (March 28, 2011). "Hewlett-Packard's Cloud Lag Spurring Lowest Valuation: Real M&A". Bloomberg. 
  4. ^ "Cathie Lesjak". Forbes. Retrieved 2015-05-15.