December 19, 2007

Mike Blum was named VP of HP's worldwide financial services industry. Blum joins HP from Amdocs, where he was president of its financial services division.

Blum has personally consulted to such financial institutions such as JPMorganChase, Bank of America, Citibank, American Express, Credit Suisse, ABN AMRO, Bank of China and Dresdner Bank. Prior to consulting, Blum worked on Wall Street, implementing securities back-office systems and banking branch networks.

Blum will be based in New York.