King of the Jungle bags HP marketeer

Rubio to join Bennett in new venture

Hewlett-Packard UK is losing one of its top level staff to the growing empire of Steve Bennett. Patricia Rubio, HP marketing manager for PCs, has been poached by the IT entrepreneur for a new venture in December. The two will be starting a media business to promote Bennett's jungle.com and Software Warehouse operations, sources told The Register. Rubio confirmed: "I'll be working with [Bennett] -- we're setting up a company together." But she declined to comment further. ®

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