X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Hewlett-Packard Co.’s former finance chief said she thought she’d be fired when she spoke out against the Autonomy deal at a board meeting on the eve of the $11 billion acquisition.

Cathie Lesjak, who worked at the company for more than 30 years, decided in the early hours of the morning before a crucial board vote to object to the transaction—and fully expected to be fired by CEO Leo Apotheker as a result. On her first day of evidence in the $5.1 billion fraud trial against several former Autonomy managers, Lesjak said she’d believed the 60 percent premium on offer was far too high.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to Treasury & Risk, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited Treasury & Risk content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical Treasury & Risk information including in-depth analysis of treasury and finance best practices, case studies with corporate innovators, informative newsletters, educational webcasts and videos, and resources from industry leaders.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Treasury & Risk events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including PropertyCasualty360.com and Law.com.

Already have an account?

Treasury & Risk

Join Treasury & Risk

Don’t miss crucial treasury and finance news along with in-depth analysis and insights you need to make informed treasury decisions. Join Treasury & Risk now!

  • Free unlimited access to Treasury & Risk including case studies with corporate innovators, informative newsletters, educational webcasts, and resources from industry leaders.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Treasury & Risk events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM publications including PropertyCasualty360.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Treasury & Risk

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.