Hurd Is Now a President at Oracle, H.P.’s Rival
Late on Monday, Oracle announced that Mr. Hurd had joined the company as a president and a director. Mr. Hurd resigned from H.P. one month ago, after an investigation by the board into a personal relationship with a contractor turned up questionable expense reports.
Oracle’s decision to hire Mr. Hurd presents Silicon Valley with a true soap opera, filled with fierce business dealings and saucy relationships.
By ASHLEE VANCE - Read full report NY Times | Published: September 6, 2010
Sept. 7, 2010 | (Bloomberg) -- David Garrity, principal at GVA Research LLC, talks about Hewlett-Packard Co.'s decision suit against former Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd, who was hired by Oracle Corp. as president, to force the executive to comply with agreements to protect confidential information. Oracle, the world's second-biggest software company, announced the hiring yesterday and said Hurd would serve as a board member, reporting to CEO Larry Ellison. Garrity talks with Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Attorney Tecce Discusses H-P Lawsuit Against Ex-CEO Hurd: Video
Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Fred Tecce, a lawyer at McShea Tecce and a former U.S. attorney, talks with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman about Hewlett-Packard Co.'s lawsuit against former Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd, who was hired by Oracle Corp. as a president, to force the executive to comply with agreements to protect confidential information. (Source: Bloomberg)
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