May 30, 2012 16:05 ET

HP Appoints Jan Zadak President, EMEA Enterprise Services

Responsibilities Include Business Development for Largest Clients

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that Jan Zadak will assume the role of president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), HP Enterprise Services, effective immediately.

Zadak, a 20-year veteran of the IT industry, will report to John Visentin, executive vice president and general manager, HP Enterprise Services. In this newly created position, Zadak will combine the power of HP's portfolio and people to solve enterprises' biggest IT challenges. He also will lead HP's participation in strategic client deals.

Previously, Zadak was executive vice president, Global Sales, HP, where his team leveraged the full HP portfolio to deliver integrated solutions for customers and partners. Prior to this role, Zadak was senior vice president and managing director, EMEA, HP Enterprise Business. He joined Compaq Computer Corporation in 1997, and held several senior management roles in EMEA's fast-growth markets, including Central and Eastern Europe.

"Jan brings a wealth of sales experience and a passion for clients to this position," said Visentin. "His strong leadership skills and solid business acumen will help us drive growth for our services business in cloud, information optimization and security."

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