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Daily Archives: October 1, 2010
Leo Apotheker’s employment contract, on file today with the SEC, reveals that the new CEO has no guaranteed contract term. Instead, he is employed “at will”, which effectively makes it easier for the company to dispense with his services any time it likes.
Perhaps even more important is HP’s stipulation of the circumstances in which it can sack Mr Apotheker “for cause” – another glaring omission from the Hurd contract, and an issue over which HP has been heavily criticised. Read more
After looking in earlier posts at Bump.com and other startups presenting, this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section takes a view on some of the gadgets that could be heading your way from these shows and their chances of success. Read more