8-K 1 form8-k_072014.htm FORM 8-K form8-k_072014.htm


 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
 
July 15, 2014
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)
 
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
DELAWARE
1-4423
94-1081436
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
     
     
3000 HANOVER STREET, PALO ALTO, CA
 
94304
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip code)
     
     
 
(650) 857-1501
 
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code) 
 

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Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
     
 (b)
On July 15, 2014, Ralph V. Whitworth resigned as a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Hewlett-Packard Company (“HP”), effective on July 16, 2014.  Mr. Whitworth served as the Chairman of the Board on an interim basis, as Chairman of the Finance and Investment Committee, as a member of the HR and Compensation Committee and as a member of the Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee. The Board will discuss appointing a new Chairman of the Board at its next Board meeting.
  
Item 7.01.
Regulation FD.
     
 
               A copy of HP’s press release announcing changes to the Board is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.  The information in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.  

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
     
Exhibit Number
Description
 
     
Exhibit 99.1
Press release, dated July 15, 2014, entitled “Ralph Whitworth Resigns from HP’s Board of Directors to Focus on Personal Health Concerns” (furnished herewith).
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
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SIGNATURE
 
 
          Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
   
   
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
 
     
     
DATE: July 15, 2014
By:
  /s/ Rishi Varma  
 
Name:
Rishi Varma
 
Title:
Senior Vice President,
Deputy General Counsel
and Assistant Secretary
 

 
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EXHIBIT INDEX
 
   
Exhibit Number
Description
   
Exhibit 99.1
Press release, dated July 15, 2014, entitled “Ralph Whitworth Resigns from HP’s Board of Directors to Focus on Personal Health Concerns” (furnished herewith).
   
 


 
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