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"When I came in, 65 percent of our directors and above were outside hires. Now it’s the...

"When I came in, 65 percent of our directors and above were outside hires. Now it’s the reverse," says Meg Whitman in an interview, discussing the management changes H-P (HPQ +0.2%) has seen since she took over. Whitman admits margins for tablets and hybrids "aren't as good" as PC margins, but argues higher peripherals/services attach rates make up for it (but can H-P obtain a share comparable to its ~16% PC share?). She also says H-P will "consider getting back in the acquisition business," and reiterates the IT giant won't follow Dell into a price war (previous). Also: H-P has rolled out several new business desktops powered by Intel's Haswell CPUs.
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  • Sam Liu
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    Dear Meg get rid of HPQ's lousy, cheap laptops, go upstream ...

     

    Long HPQ
    11 Jun 2013, 12:31 PM Reply Like
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