H-P (HPQ) recently named 23-year-vet Jim Murrin its new M&A chief, BI reports. Murrin has...

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H-P (HPQ) recently named 23-year-vet Jim Murrin its new M&A chief, BI reports. Murrin has long been with H-P's corporate development team, and (interestingly) was H-P's controller when the Autonomy acquisition went down. Though the Autonomy, EDS, and Palm disasters receive most of the ink (perhaps rightfully so), H-P has also made some solid enterprise acquisitions in recent years, such as 3PAR and Vertica