“Apple has hired a longtime Hewlett-Packard executive to run sales of its products to large corporations, and he may take on a role involving international sales of the forthcoming Apple Watch,” Arik Hesseldahl reports for Re/code.
“The Cupertino-based company has hired John Solomon, a former senior VP with HP’s printing and personal systems group,” Hesseldahl reports. “His precise role and title are unclear, though several sources describe it as being central to Apple’s push to boost sales to big companies and government agencies with large technology budgets.”
“Reached by email, Solomon declined to comment. An HP spokeswoman confirmed that he had left the company,” Hesseldahl reports. “An Apple spokesman confirmed that Solomon had joined the company, but declined to elaborate on his role or title.”
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