Chief Executive Officer is one of the top management positions in a business organization. Not everyone is able to handle a job on this position. But, Mark Hurd has the opportunity thrice to hold the position of CEO in the top IT companies. In 1979, Hurd graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration. Here are some of the milestones which are achieved by the CEO Mark Hurd in his professional life.
First Milestone: CEO of NCR Corporation
In 1980 he joined NCR Corporation which is the IT Company that deals in computer hardware, software and other electronic devices. At NCR corporations, he spent almost 25 years. He joined this company as a sales executive, but was gradually escalated to the position of CEO because of his unique skills of managing the team and bringing more profitability to the business.
Second Milestone: CEO and president of HP
Mark Joined Hewlet Packard in 2005 after the forced resignation of CEO Carly Fiorina who was held responsible for inconsistent profits for the company and several other problems. Along with holding the position of CEO of the company, Mark was given an additional charge of the president of the company. He had made several forecasts related to the profitability and sales of the company which has helped the company to survive in the midst of recession. However, his tenure in the company was not so long. He got involved in a case of sexual harassment after which he was made to resign from the company.
Third Milestone: CEO of Oracle Corporation
After stepping down from the position of CEO of HP he joined Oracle Corporation in 2010. This is his third company where he is still working and has been using his same style of management for boosting the growth of the company. He is known for his aggressive cost cutting strategy for managing the company.