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March 25, 2010 10:05 ET

HP Appoints Peter Galanis as President and CEO of HP Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) - HP today announced that it has appointed Peter Galanis as president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.

Galanis will be responsible for all aspects of HP operations in Canada, as well as business development initiatives, such as alliances and partnerships, to increase HP's presence in the country.

Galanis previously served as director of global accounts for HP's Manufacturing & Distribution Industries business in the central region. He was responsible for building HP's presence in these industries, as well as developing strong client relationships and sales teams. Galanis brings more than 18 years of IT industry and enterprise experience to his new role. He joined HP in 2006, after serving in various sales, channel and marketing positions at EMC, Xerox and Sun Microsystems.

"Peter has a remarkable track record of delivering exceptional and sustainable business results," said Thomas E. Hogan, executive vice president, Enterprise Sales, Marketing and Strategy, HP. "His leadership experience, deep enterprise knowledge and passion for clients make him the right leader to continue driving HP's growth and leadership position in Canada."

Paul Tsaparis, who has led HP Canada since 1998, will become vice president of technology support for HP Enterprise Business in the Americas region. Tsaparis will be responsible for driving growth of HP's technology support offerings in the Americas. He will report to Joe Bottazzi, vice president and general manager, Technology Services – Americas, HP.

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