Hewlett-Packard Ousts Chief Executive Fiorina

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Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina speaks during a news conference at HP offices in Cupertino on May 7, 2002, to detail the integration of the former Compaq Computer Corp. Corbis hide caption

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The board of directors of Hewlett-Packard calls for the resignation of chairman and chief executive Carly Fiorina. Fiorina made a mark as the first woman president, CEO and chairman of a major computer company, and steered HP through its merger with Compaq.

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