HP Board Chair Dunn Steps Down
SAN JOSE, September 12, 2006 (PodTech News) â€” Hewlett-Packard said today Board Chair Patricia Dunn will step down from her post in January, to be replaced by CEO Mark Hurd. The move was prompted by a scandal involving an investigation Dunn authorized into board leaks to the media. Investigators used controversial, possibly illegal, tactics to obtain personal telephone records of board members and nine journalists. Dunn will remain on the HP Board. HP stock was up 1 percent to $36.75 in early trading, on the news.