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News Release -
HP Names Wachovia's Thompson to Board of Directors
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2006--HP
(NYSE:HPQ)(Nasdaq:HPQ) today announced that G. Kennedy Thompson,
chairman, president and chief executive officer of Wachovia Corp., has
been elected to the company's board of directors.
Thompson is the ninth member of the board and its seventh outside
director. His appointment was effective on Nov. 16, 2006.
"We're delighted to have Ken Thompson join HP's board," said Mark
Hurd, HP chairman and chief executive officer. "His strong
independence, extensive experience running a large, complex
organization, and outstanding character will make him a valued asset
to our company."
Thompson, 55, has served in his current position since 2000.
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Wachovia is the fourth-largest bank in the United States, measured
by assets, with $700 billion in assets and more than 40 international
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institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure,
global services, business and home computing, and imaging and
printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended Oct. 31, 2006, HP revenue
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