Hurd


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Hurd

(hɜːd)
n
(Biography) Douglas (Richard), Baron Hurd of Westwell. born 1930, British Conservative politician; home secretary (1985–89); foreign secretary (1989–95)
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Hurd, the great charity organizer; Philip Ward, the equally great philanthropist; and several lesser luminaries in the field of morality and charity.
Oracle has been on an acquisition drive for the best part of a decade and Hurd saw no reason to let up.
The letter, ordered unsealed and allowed public for the first time since the scandal emerged last year, alleged that Hurd expected sexual favours from Jodie Fisher in return for her employment.
GNU Hurd on the other hand is an alternative kernel that the GNU software was originally written for.
Terms of the settlement agreement remain confidential, but the companies stated that Hurd will continue to protect HPa[euro](tm)s confidential information while fulfilling his responsibilities at Oracle.
"By filing this vindictive lawsuit against Oracle and Mark Hurd, the HP board is acting with utter disregard for that partnership, our joint customers, and their own shareholders and employees.
Hurd, who also joined Oracle's board of directors, will serve as co-president alongside Safra Catz.
"I was surprised and saddened that Mark Hurd lost his job over this," said Fisher, 50.
An HP investigation found no violation of the company's sexual harassment policy, but turned up inaccurate expense reports filed by Hurd or on his behalf, and instances where Fisher received compensation for no legitimate business purpose, HP has said.
The harassment accusations set off a chain of events that led to the discovery of allegedly falsified expense reports about Hurd's meetings with the woman and culminated in Hurd's stunning resignation this week that left a hole in the world's largest technology company.
The woman had worked as a host for more than a dozen events for CEOs that Hurd attended between 2007 and 2009.