HP Taps Former Microsoft Top Exec to Run Autonomy Unit

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) named Robert Youngjohns, an IT veteran with 30-plus years of experience sporting some big names in his background including Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Sun Microsystems and IBM (NYSE: IBM), as senior vice president and general manager of its troubled Autonomy and Information Management business unit. Youngjohns, who also had a 30-month stint as Callidus Software president and chief executive, will report directly to George Kadifa, HP Software executive vice president. HP bought the U.K.-based Autonomy, a data management software specialist, for $10.3 billion in Octobe (IT news)