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HP UK boss sent down ... under (yes, he's going to Australia)

Centuries after some of Britain's less-law-abiding sorts started settling in Australia, the good folk down under are ready to welcome another Pom to their ranks. HP UK and Ireland boss Nick Wilson is set to emigrate. Staff were today told that Wilson is leaving for pastures new and from 1 November will be HP's general manager of …
Paul Kunert, 16 Sep 2013

HP gazes at own navel in UK boss search: We name tipped contenders

Folk inside HP are placing bets on which exec will fill the boots soon to be vacated by UK boss Nick Wilson. Long-standing loyalists Andy Isherwood and Martin Hess are said to be the main contenders. The ink is still drying on HP UK managing director Wilson's new employment contract: he will be transferred to Australia where he …
Paul Kunert, 30 Sep 2013
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HP names veteran Andy Isherwood as new UK boss - as we predicted

HP has named Andy Isherwood as the new boss of its UK and Ireland division - just as El Chan had hotly tipped. On Monday, we revealed that the appointment process was a two-horse race, pitting Isherwood against Martin Hess. Red of hair and face, Isherwood is a HP veteran of 25 years. He joined the firm on a graduate trainee …
Jasper Hamill, 02 Oct 2013
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Capita: We WILL be more accountable for our services

A restructure at Capita IT Services is long overdue - well it has been eight whole months since the last one - so the healing mitts of MD Peter Hands have once again grasped the org chart for a rejig. Hands has created five ITS "services towers" under which Capita's wider business units will fall, to give the heads of each …
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 2013
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UK.gov will struggle to avoid pain in further IT cuts, says HP bigwig

Blighty's government will be hard pushed to further slash its tech spending as it enters a second round of cost cutting. And "cross-department collaboration" will be needed if better results are to be achieved. Or so says HP UK top boss Nick Wilson, who described the Cabinet Office's methods to eke out budget reductions with all …
Paul Kunert, 19 Sep 2012

HP installs UK cloud overlord to get its cumulus in one sock

HP has hoisted Business Critical Server boss Michael Clifford into a newly created role intended to join-up its cloud services portfolio. Businesses are gradually taking the leap to migrate to an off-premises IT delivery model but the cloud remains one of the most over-hyped sectors in an industry known for marketing bluster. …
Paul Kunert, 20 Sep 2012
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Top-level execs get itchy feet at privately owned Dell

The game of musical exec chairs has started at privately owned Dell, with board-level bigwig Steve Felice exiting for pastures new and big changes happening across the channel organisation. The Texan PC baron confirmed that long-serving president and COO Felice is off to lead a new company, Filtration Group to be exact, a …
Paul Kunert, 19 Nov 2013

Arise Sir Kevin, king of HP's enterprise channel

HP's UK enterprise partners of all ilk now fall under the control of channel stalwart Kevin Matthews in a long awaited re-org that the tech monster says will make it more agile. Earlier this year the US titan stitched together its PC and printing business, and merged its Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking (ESSN) arm with …
Paul Kunert, 18 Sep 2012
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HP UK veep tells gov: Soothe economic woes with IT balm

HP UK boss Nick Wilson told resellers at its Gold Partner 2012 event yesterday that he'd given the government his prescription for curing the ailing UK economy: spend more on tech. The bigwig said he'd met with economic analysts and nine Cabinet ministers in the past couple of months and the consensus was that the economy will …
Paul Kunert, 14 Mar 2012

HP plonks newcomer into hot seat for EMEA Enterprise Group

HP has shuffled the management deck in EMEA in a restructure that's bagged big cheese Peter Ryan the top job at the Enterprise Group. The vendor confirmed in March it was stitching together the PC and printer divisions and merging the Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking (ESSN) and Global Accounts and Technology Services …
Paul Kunert, 15 May 2012
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National Audit Office tears government's savings claims in HALF

The National Audit Office has questioned the Cabinet Office's weighty ICT savings claims and revealed it still does not know how many small biz suppliers are winning public sector contracts. Minister Francis Maude's merry band claims it saved taxpayers £702m on tech and comms spending in fiscal 2012 ended March - £354m through …
Paul Kunert, 23 Jan 2013
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HP boss Whitman urged to get touchy-feely with resellers

HP CEO Meg Whitman, who will step out in front of a VIP audience at the invitation-only global partner knees-up in Las Vegas this week for the first since taking over at the vendor, should take a leaf out of Michael Dell's channel management notes. That's according to a bunch of resellers sitting at HP's top table - those among …
Paul Kunert, 13 Feb 2012
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HP shuffles Blighty management pack

Hewlett-Packard has hired Nick Wilson as its new UK and Ireland managing director, replacing Steve Gill. The company confirmed the reshuffle today. HP told The Register that Gill had been shifted to a new role in Korea, where he will lead the management team. Prior to that, Gill had held the keys to Wilson's new office for …
Kelly Fiveash, 03 Aug 2009
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UK army seeks terror bomber sniffing tech, £10m reward

Armed forces Procurement Minister Lord Drayson, recently described as "quite preposterous" by fellow peers, has kicked off a £10 million ideas competition to accompany this week's launch of the UK's Defence Technology Strategy. The Strategy itself starts from the premise that "Current threats emphasise that science and …
John Lettice, 18 Oct 2006