- Advertisement -
Monday, March 8, 2021
- Advertisement -

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62

Mark Hurd had previously led Hewlett-Packard, including when the company's media leak investigation spiraled into a spying scandal in 2006.


Charlie Chaplin – The King Of Comedy | Rare Video

A quick look at a rare genius entertainer 'Charlie Chaplin - The King Of Comedy' who made the world laugh… Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin...

Queen Bey Of Hollywood – Beyoncé Knowles | Exclusive Video

Here's the Queen Bey Of Hollywood 'Beyoncé Knowles' exclusive video which you'll have never seen. Beyoncé Knowles is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist who's...

Throwback Video: Launch Party Of Saif Ali Khan And Jackie Shroff’s Film Tum

Watch the launch party of the Hindi film 'Tum' starring Saif Ali Khan, Aftab Shivdasani and Jackie Shroff in lead roles.

Oracle‘s former CEO Mark Hurd has died, as first reported by CNBC and confirmed by ZDNet. The executive took a leave of absence from the enterprise software company in September due to unspecified health reasons, leaving the company in the hands of his then co-CEO Safra Catz, as well as co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison.

Hurd, 62, had served as Oracle’s co-CEO since 2014.

He came to Oracle from HP, where he served as CEO and president from 2006 to 2010. He brought stability to HP after the Carly Fiorina era and the company typically beat its quarterly benchmarks.

However, Hurd was known for cost cutting and scrimping on research and development. In August 2010, Hurd resigned as CEO after an investigation into violating HP’s code of conduct after claims from contractor Jodie Fisher. The investigation found that Hurd didn’t violate HP’s sexual harassment policy but did submit inaccurate expense reports.

Larry Ellison hired Hurd just weeks after HP ousted him over the sexual harassment probe. After defending Hurd to the New York Times, Ellison wasted no time putting his money where his mouth was, tapping Hurd to extend Oracle’s Exadata boxes and “beat IBM in both enterprise servers and storage.”

Prior to joining HP, Hurd was CEO at NCR for two years, but held numerous executive roles at the company.

For latest entertainment news, bollywood news, hollywood news, celebrity gossips, latest movie reviews, entertainment news and gossips in hindi - follow Lehren on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.

↓       Scroll down for next story      ↓


Farhan Akhtar To Make ZNMD 2 Featuring Alia Bhatt?

Do you remember the Hindi film ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ that released a decade ago. The film was directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced...

Taapsee Pannu Breaks Silence On 3 Days Of Income Tax Raid

Taapsee Pannu has finally broken her silence three days after the Income Tax raid at her house. The IT departed conducted raids at homes...

Here’s What Taapsee Pannu’s Boyfriend Did After IT Raid At Her Home

Actress Taapsee Pannu is hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons these days. Her house and office was recently raided by the Income...
- Advertisement -