Corporate Risk Manager of the Year - Hewlett-Packard

The Risk Awards 2007


In some ways, 2006 was one of the most challenging years in Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) 67-year history. While the California-based computing giant was not implicated in the sweeping regulatory probe into the dubious practice of ‘backdating’ of employee stock options at a host of US companies (Risk August 2006, page 9), it has faced questions over the timing of the exercise of some of its employee stock options, and come under intense regulatory and legal scrutiny over the way it investigated media l

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