Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Meg Whitman has ended her part-time role as strategic adviser at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as she takes over the top job at Hewlett-Packard Co.
Whitman, 55, joined the venture capital firm in March to coach companies in its portfolio. The former EBay Inc. chief executive officer was named CEO of Hewlett-Packard last week.
“Meg Whitman provided great value to our partnership and our entrepreneurs,” Ted Schlein, a partner at Menlo Park, California-based Kleiner Perkins, said in an e-mailed statement. “We wish her the best of luck as CEO of HP.”
Her departure was previously reported by VentureWire.
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