Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) board is said to have ousted Mark Hurd after the CEO reached a sexual...

|About: HP Inc. (HPQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) board is said to have ousted Mark Hurd after the CEO reached a sexual harassment settlement that directors thought impeded their probe of the claim. Another take, from NYT's Joe Nocera: Hurd’s "supposed peccadilloes were a smoke screen for the real reason they got rid of an executive they didn’t trust and employees didn’t like."