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Meg Whitman in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Meg Whitman in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)  

Meg Whitman to get HP nod at market close

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is poised to be named CEO of Hewlett-Packard later today after the markets are closed, said multiple sources close to the situation.

The full board of HP, which is meeting today in Silicon Valley, has not officially voted on move and the situation could certainly change, sources said it is nearly a done deal.

While there has been much speculation that the well-known Silicon Valley exec would be only an interim CEO for the troubled tech giant, several sources with knowledge of the situation said that she will be taking over leadership basis on a long-term basis.

Full Story: Exclusive: Whitman expected to get HP CEO nod after markets close (and not for the interim either)