HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns after sex harassment probe

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Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Mark Hurd resigned as chief executive officer following an investigation into a sexual harassment claim that found violations of the company’s standards of business conduct.

Chief Financial Officer Cathie Lesjak, 51, will take over as CEO on an interim basis, Palo Alto, California-based HP said today in a statement.

Full story: HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns After Sex Harassment Probe – Bloomberg