Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman

Analysis: Is Meg Whitman HP’s Next Big Mistake?

Hewlett-Packard has become the poster child for ensuring that failure only has consequences for subordinates, never for higher-ups.


Hewlett-Packard Headquarters in Palo Alto. (file photo)

Hewlett-Packard Reportedly Considering Dumping CEO Apotheker For Whitman

Hewlett-Packard Co. shares jumped Wednesday after reports that the technology company’s board is mulling the removal of CEO Leo Apotheker, who has been on the job for less than a year.

CBS San Francisco–09/21/2011

Whitman Scandal Highlights Vulnerability of Domestic Workers

Ex-Whitman Housekeeper Honored At Immigrant Rights Gala

The former housekeeper of billionaire California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was honored at an immigrant rights gala in Los Angeles.

CBS San Francisco–04/07/2011

Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman Returns To Procter & Gamble Board

Former eBay CEO and 2010 California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has returned to the Procter & Gamble Co.’s board of directors.

CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman

Brown Reports Spending $36M, Whitman $178.5M In Governor’s Race

New campaign finance reports show Jerry Brown spent about $36.5 million in his successful bid to become governor of California by defeating the highest-spending candidate for statewide office in the country’s history.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

Meg Whitman

Whitman Resurfaces, Named To HP Board

Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman resurfaced Thursday after months of silence following her loss in the California governor’s race, being named to the Hewlett-Packard Co. board of directors.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

Nearly 60 Percent Of Eligible Californians Voted In November Election

Secretary of State Debra Bowen says 59.6 percent of California’s eligible voters cast ballots on Nov. 2, the highest for a gubernatorial election in the state since 1994.

CBS San Francisco–12/10/2010

Meg Whitman and Nicky Diaz.

California Nurses Union Reportedly Helped Expose Whitman’s Maid

A powerful California union brought to light the illegal immigrant former housekeeper of billionaire gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, according to a newspaper report.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

Meg Whitman and Nicky Diaz.

Whitman To Pay Ex-Housekeeper $5,500 In Unpaid Wages

Former gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has agreed to pay her former housekeeper $5,500 in unpaid wages to settle a dispute that erupted in the final month of the campaign.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

California Governor-Elect Jerry Brown (AP)

Jerry Brown Ready To Get Down To Business For California

The 72-year-old Democrat, who defeated Republican Meg Whitman in the governor’s race, said he plans to approach the job with renewed energy.