HP Taps Vignette CEO to Lead Software
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2006
HP today announced that it has named Thomas Hogan, a 24-year veteran of the software industry, to lead the software business within the company's Technology Solutions Group (TSG).
Hogan will serve as senior vice president and will report to Ann Livermore, executive vice president of TSG.
Hogan, 46, joins HP after nearly five years at Vignette Corporation, an Austin, Texas-based software company specializing in enterprise content management. He joined Vignette as president and chief operating officer in 2001 and was made chief executive officer in 2002. Previous to Vignette, he spent two years as senior vice president of worldwide sales and operations at Siebel Systems and 17 years at IBM, where he held a variety of executive posts in sales, marketing and finance.
"Tom is a seasoned software leader with a strong business track record," said Livermore. "His deep domain expertise makes him an ideal leader for our software business and a great addition to the HP team."
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