The Mark Hurd scandal which we were one of the first to report is taking another turn. The women who took down the Mark Hurd, the largest CEO of the computer company HP, is now known. Her name is Jodie Fisher. According to San Jose Mercury News, it’s Jodie Fisher.
Jodie Fisher was at the center of the scandal that brought down the biggest CEO of the computer industry – yes that would be former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd. According to the Mercury News, Foster came forward today, saying she was “surprised and saddened” that Hurd had lost his job as head of the world’s largest technology company.
Jodie Fisher, a 50-year-old former salesperson and sometime actress who has appeared in little-known films and a short-lived reality TV series, said in a statement from Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred that she has resolved her claim against Hurd privately, and reiterated that she and Hurd did not have a sexual relationship.
“I was surprised and saddened that Mark Hurd lost his job over this. That was never my intention,” the woman said in her statement.
Although Hurd didn’t have a sexual relationship with Fisher, she caused Hurd to “pad” expense reports which according to HP employees was well known among the staff. A tipster told me the amount was $14,000.
Hurd who is zillionare was a fool to be using company resources to finance his infatuation with Fisher HP takes it’s ethics very seriously and even though Hurd could have repaid the amount back a zillion times over his credibility was shot. So the board of directors had to fire him.
How can a guy like Hurd get to a position of such responsibility and be so foolish? Hurd and Fisher will go down in history as one of the dumbest corporate snafus of the decade.
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