"Meanwhile, the question persists: In light of these disclosures, can Ms. Fiorina really be considered a worse chief executive than Mr. Apotheker? I posed the question this week to Professor Sonnenfeld, whose criticism Ms. Fiorina has dismissed as coming from a longtime friend and adviser to Bill Clinton.Léo Apotheker May Have Been Worse H.P. Chief Than Carly Fiorina - The New York Times
“Apotheker’s reign was terrible, but still not as destructive as Fiorina’s reign of terror,” Professor Sonnenfeld maintained. “The magnitude of the damage from the Compaq deal was greater, both culturally and financially, than Autonomy. And at least they got rid of Apotheker and wrote off Autonomy right away. Compaq lingered for a tortured decade.”"
Friday, October 09, 2015
Léo Apotheker May Have Been Worse H.P. Chief Than Carly Fiorina - The New York Times
Final paragraphs from a stark HP reality check