PALO ALTO, CA: Howard Clabo, former MD and head of corporate communications at Applied Materials, will join Hewlett-Packard as its corporate media relations and executive communications leader.
Clabo will begin work at HP on May 21. His team will develop an integrated communications strategy to support HP's business goals and reputation, provide counsel to HP executives on delivering communication to external audiences, and lead global media relations.
Prior to Applied Materials, Clabo held senior communications positions at FedEx and in-house at a number of agencies.
Former HP CCO Bill Wohl left HP in October.