HP CMO Mendenhall exits; Wohl named comms chief

Share this content:

Sources have confirmed that Bill Wohl, VP of PR at SAP, is exiting the software company to join Hewlett-Packard as chief communications officer. Meanwhile, sources also confirmed to PRWeek that Michael Mendenhall, CMO of HP, has left the company.

HP declined to comment on hiring Wohl and Mendenhall's departure.

Wohl's hiring at HP comes months after the appointment of CEO Leo Apotheker, who previously served as CEO at SAP. Phone calls for comment were not returned by SAP.

Mendenhall was named HP's CMO in October 2007. This past August, David Shane, VP of global corporate communications at HP, left the company and the external communications team began reporting to Mendenhall. Before HP, Mendenhall served as EVP of global marketing at The Walt Disney Company.

PRWeek is Direct Marketing News' sister publication.


Next Article in Marketing Strategy

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Since 1985, Melissa has helped thousands of companies clean, correct and complete contact data to better target and communicate with their customers. We offer a full spectrum of data quality solutions, including global address, phone, email, and name validation, identify verification - available for batch or real-time processes, in the Cloud or on-premise. Our service bureau provides dedupe, email/phone append and geographic/demographic append services for better targeting and insight. For direct mailers, Melissa offers easy-to-use address management/postal software, list hygiene services and 100s of specialty mailing lists - all with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above