HP board refuses to re-elect Keyworth

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6 September 2006 — Palo Alto (CA): Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) board of directors has refused to nominate George Keyworth for re-election on the grounds that he leaked confidential company information to the press.
 
Keyworth, who admitted leaking the information, was asked to resign his position as a director which he "declined to do", the company said.  

His position on the board will end in March.