image Carly Fiorina of Hewlett-Packard


Seokhwa Yun and Henry P. Sims, Jr.

Carly Fiorina was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hewlett-Packard (HP) in July 1999. This appointment makes HP the largest public corporation ever to be run by a woman. Fiorina comes to HP with an exceptional track record of accelerating growth in large technology businesses. She has distinguished herself in tough, competitive environments, including AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and now HP. She has been named by Fortune magazine as the most powerful woman in American business.

As we enter the 21st century, HP is one of those companies at the cusp of ...

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