HP board’s selection of new CEO raises new doubts (AP)

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2010 file photo, Leo Apotheker, then CEO of German software company SAP, is seen during the annual financial statement in Frankfurt, Germany. Hewlett-Packard on Thursday, Sept. 30 2010 named Apotheker as its new CEO. (AP Photo/dapd, Daniel Roland, File)AP – Hewlett-Packard Co.’s board upset many investors when it forced out Mark Hurd as CEO nearly two months ago. Now, those directors appear to have baffled Wall Street with its selection of HP’s new leader — Leo Apotheker, who lost his job running German business software maker SAP earlier this year after he didn’t live up to expectations.

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