HP Completes VoodooPC Acquisition
Announced on Sept. 28, theacquisition will strengthen HP’s gaming market portfolio bybringing together the high-end gaming expertise of VoodooPC withHP’s research and development and global distributioncapabilities.
Effective Nov. 1, VoodooPCco-owner Rahul Sood will be the chief technologist for HP’s newlyformed gaming PC business unit, and co-owner Ravi Sood will be theunit’s director of strategy and marketing. Both executives willreport to Phil McKinney, general manager of HP’s gaming businessunit and vice president and chief technology officer of HP’sPersonal Systems Group.
“HP is delighted to welcomeVoodooPC into our new gaming business unit,” said Todd Bradley,executive vice president, Personal Systems Group, HP. “CombiningVoodooPC’s passion and expertise of the gaming world with HP’sR&D and marketing infrastructure positions HP to play aleadership role in all aspects of gaming.”
HP plans to maintainVoodooPC’s current distribution model and brand name along with itsmarketing, sales, support and development operations. Voodoo PCswill continue to be available for purchase on line at www.voodoopc.com.
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