Hewlett Packard Enterprise ("HPE") today announced that it has promoted Antonio Neri to President effective June 20, 2017. Previously, Mr. Neri served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Group, responsible for the development and delivery of the IT infrastructure solutions at the core of the world’s largest and fastest growing organizations, which includes servers, storage, networking, technology services, converged data center infrastructure, Telco and cloud solutions.
In addition to leading the company’s four primary lines of business, in this new role Mr. Neri will oversee the company’s efforts to streamline and optimize the go-forward company following the completion of the spin-mergers of its Enterprise Services and Software divisions. These efforts, which the company calls HPE Next, are focused on driving growth and profitability, and ensuring the company will be well positioned to win in the markets where it competes.
Margaret C. Whitman will continue in her role as Chief Executive Officer of HPE.
The information required by Items 401(b), (d), (e) and Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K regarding Mr. Neri, as previously reported in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2016, is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the press release announcing the promotion of Mr. Neri is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.