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Description: Although ex-SAP Chief Leo Apotheker lacks experience in the key consumer market, analysts say he will bring much-needed leadership to the tech giant.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report
 
Date: 10/01/2010

Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/markets/2010/10/01/mkts_hp_apotheker.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion: 

  • According to the report, what are the positive and negative aspects of the recent appointment of Leo Apotheker to head HP?
  • On the whole, do you think he is a good choice?
  • Do you think his lack of expertise in consumer markets is a serious concern?
  • How important is his international experience?

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