Marcela Perez de Alonso to Retire from HP

December 6, 2010 by | Comments

HP today announced Marcela Perez de Alonso will retire as executive vice
president of Human Resources for personal reasons after deciding to relocate
to be with her family.

Perez de Alonso has served as executive vice president and a member of
the company’s Executive Council since 2004. She has agreed to remain with HP
until her successor is in place to ensure a smooth transition.

Executive recruitment firm Spencer Stuart has been hired to lead the
search for her successor and will consider both internal and external

“Marcela has been a powerful advocate for our people and a great partner
to our business groups and other corporate divisions,” said

Léo Apotheker
, HP president and chief executive officer. “Under
Marcela’s leadership, HP’s human resources organization has become a
competitive advantage for HP, helping us attract, retain and develop the
best talent in the industry. We truly regret that she is leaving, but we
continue to see the value of her contributions to the company every day and
we wish her well.”

“My time at HP has been an incredible experience, and I know that I leave the
company well positioned for the future, and our more than 300,000 employees in
good hands under Léo’s leadership,” said
Perez de Alonso
. “It was a difficult decision for me to leave HP at a
time when there is so much excitement and opportunity around the company,
but I am confident that this is the right move for me and my family, which
has been very patient in dealing with my long commute away from home.”

Perez de Alonso has worldwide responsibility for HP’s strategic human
resources initiatives, practices and operations, supporting employees in
more than 170 countries. During her tenure, she spearheaded the
transformation of HP’s human resources organization, building a
best-in-class function that delivers value to its people while driving
business results and growth.

Among her many accomplishments, Perez de Alonso has led HP’s human
resources organization through a series of acquisitions and a period of
unprecedented growth, with HP’s workforce roughly doubling over the last six
years. She implemented numerous people programs, including “Leading for
Results” to help cultivate the next generation of HP leadership and “Winning
with Wellness” to empower employees to take charge of their health, finances
and stress management. She was named “2009 Human Capital Leader of the Year”
by the Society of Human Resource Management and featured on the cover of HR
Executive magazine for architecting a breakthrough workforce planning model
unmatched in the HR industry.

–(Hewlett-Packard News Releases)–

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